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by Jon
08-31-2009 07:36 PM Go to last post
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Ansonia, Connecticut. Watches followed many years of clockmaking circa 1900. Company and factory was sold to Russia.
by Rob31
12-01-2007 04:01 PM Go to last post
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New York, New York. Robert H. Ingersol & Bros. Watch Company sold cheap dollar watches. Bought out the Trenton and New England Watch Companies..
by Rob31
04-21-2009 08:02 PM Go to last post
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Originally the Bannatyne Watch Company after Archibald Bannatyne in 1905. After 1968 Ingraham watches were imported. Major dollar watch producer.
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Made in Newark, New Jersey. Very minor dollar watch producer. Little is known about this company.
by Rob31
08-01-2007 02:40 PM Go to last post
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New York, New York. Sold cheap Swiss imported movements and duplex watches from the New England Watch Company (?).
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Made in New Haven, Connecticut , the first watches were back wind. Major dollar watch manufacturer-movements have pin pallet escapements. Became the Trenton Watch Company in 1887 and eventually the Ingersold-Trenton Watch Company in 1908 .
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New York, New York. Made cheap watches with a clever crank wind design. Moveable stem/pendant which cranks to the right along the side of the case frame to wind the watch!
by Jon
09-04-2007 11:24 AM Go to last post
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Waterbury, Connecticut. Name changed from Benedict & Burnham. Famous for their long wind watch which was eventually discontinued but continued on with their duplex escapement in conventual sizes. Reorganized as the New England Watch Company in 1898.
by Rob31
08-18-2008 03:58 PM Go to last post
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