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J. D. Custer, 1843 Jacob D Custer watches and clocks were made in Norristown, Pennsylvania, circa 1840-1845. Watch (fuzee type) patented, February 1843. Reportedly only 12 were made.

One of the lengendary great rarities of early American watch collecting. Just 2 examples located, and rumors of a third lost long ago. Serial number 2, a movement, is in the Smithsonian.

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