Pocket Watch Database

Due to the lack of existing factory records, our United States Watch Co. (Marion) database has been reconstructed using observations of known watches.
As a result, the information may contain inaccuracies. Please let us know if you have details that can improve the database.

From the American Horology Archive:
U.S. Watch Co. (Marion, NJ) Grade Edwin Rollo Pocket Watch Movement

United States Watch Co. (Marion)

Grade: Edwin Rollo

#142342: Reported as "Empire City Watch Co." (18-Size, Gilt, Lever-Set, 15J) "Henry Harper - New York"

Private Label(s) in Run:
S.H. Dunseath - Pittsburgh, Pa. // Houghton & Carpenter - St. Johnsborg, Vt. // A. Frankfield & Co. - New York // D.B. Judd - Chester, Mass. // Sam'l Benedict - 691 Broadway, N.Y. // B.C. & M.R.R. // Ohio Statesman B // D.B. Judd - Chester, Mass. // Jenni
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Manufacturer: U.S. Watch Co. (Marion, NJ)
Manufacturer Location: Marion, New Jersey
Movement Serial Number: 140490
Grade: Edwin Rollo
Variation: No. 43
Model: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1869
Run Quantity: 3,000
Total Production: 10,340
Size: 18s
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Mixed
Plate: Full Plate
Balance Type: Expansion
Regulator: Plain In
Escapement Type: Straight-line
U.S. Patents: D2281, D2055
Movement Markings: Edwin Rollo
Marion, N.J.
Giles Patent
Mch 13th 66
Database Version: v48.129
Research Note: Mixed Setting Types In Run: KS/LS

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Serial Number 142559 was reported as accurate.

U.S. Watch Co. (Marion, NJ) Grade Edwin Rollo Pocket Watch Movement