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Newark Watch Company, 1864-1870 Newark, New Jersey. First watch was the Arthur Wadsworth Keyless patented stem wind. All are 18s and mostly key wind with various grade names; an abundance of private labels exist. Tough to locate all original. Company sold to the Cornell Watch Company of Chicago, Ill.

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18s

full plate

gilt

first model--Arthur Wadsworth's patent Keyless watch (1866)--at least three variations known and all are hunting style

11-15J

all other grades are key wind (Biven, Fellows and The Newark Watch) and have "Patent" (barrel) on the barrel bridge

Many private labels and dealer names are on these movements

Edward Biven grades should have Edward Biven signed dials; others, have Newark Watch Works dials

Serial number run from 2-3000 to 11000+; some overlapping with Chicago Cornells
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