Web Horology Message Board

"BEWARE OF DOG"  |  HOME |  Sitemap |  NAWCC - HTI |  Special Project |  WHMB Index | "BEWARE OF DOG"

Go Back   Web Horology Message Board > The Pocket Watch Industry > History of the American PW Manufacturing > Rare American Watch Companies > E. H. Flint, c1875-1879

E. H. Flint, c1875-1879 Very little is known of the Flint family except that E. H. Flint watches were patented (September 18, 1877) and made in Cincinnati, Ohio thereafter. Highly unusual designed key wind with a unique feature--the balance wheel is between the plates! Chamberlain referred to this watch as the upsidedown watch, patented (no. 195,268) as the "American Air Tight, Dust Proof Watch." Original dials should be plain, as I have viewed replacement dials signed "Lancaster Watch Co." on these as well as silver plating over gilt on the movements. Almost always seen recased are these standard 18s KWs! Serial numbers are stamped on various plates and parts inside the watch, not visable on the back of the watch.

Thread Tools Display Modes
Unread 08-26-2007, 08:45 AM
Jon Jon is offline
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Posts: 18,187
Default products


full plate




balance wheel between plates

serial number hidden

Plain or replaced (?) with Lancaster dials

Ex rare--less than 10 examples known

I have never seen one in its original case

a very curious watch
Jon "the truth" Hanson
American Horologe Co. (America's Most Respected Name).
Founder of nawcc Chapter 149--the leading pocket watch collectors' club!
Long time collector; NOW over 60 years of collecting, researching, educating and assisting collectors with pocket watch issues.
Join the ranks of ethical/credible pocket watch collecting practices--KEEP POCKET WATCHES ORIGINAL--DON'T PART THEM OUT OR SWITCH COMPONENTS!
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:30 AM.

Copyright 2002-2007, Web Horology, All Rights Reserved