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The development of the watch manufacturing in America is an early part of the story of the emerging factory system using automatic machinery to produce products and interchangeable parts. It was among the earliest industries to develop these techniques to a high level, supported by the demand for a moderately priced watch, which was in part furthered by the growth of the railroads. Railroads operated using a timetable in order to avoid collisions between trains and to move trains efficiently over the railroad lines.
Howard box. MOVT: This jewel, stem-set movement with lever escapement is nickel with a bridge style layout and signed. Waltham Mass.
Vintage Watch Straps. Straps for vintage fixed wire lug trench or officer's wristwatches. By the start of the twentieth century, watch manufacturers had noted some demand for men's wristwatches and started producing purpose made designs. These usually used existing movements that had originally been designed for fob or small pocket watches, placed into cases that had loops of wire called "wire lugs" soldered onto the sides of the case to take a leather strap.
Lovely Swiss Borel 14K gold, diamond and painted enamel ladies antique pendant watch circa Fine, rare and beautiful Swiss shell and enamel automated singing bird box by Charles Brugier Pere, Geneva, circa Fine Universal Geneve 18K gold Tri-Compax moonphase calendar chronograph vintage wrist watch circa,
For your consideration is a vintage sterling silver pocket watch case with crystal, made by the Philadelphia Watch Case Company. Nice condition. Monogramed as shown.
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