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Cornell Watch Company, 1870-1874 Chicago, Illinois. Bought out the Newark Watch Company and finished up later Newark movements. Made gilt 18s movements in key and stem wind with 7-19 jewels with various grade names. Two ladies sizes examples noted in Crossman--none reported or seen.

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full plate


stem wind (hunting) or key wind


8 grade names, best of which is the Paul Cornell grade SW

some with patent signature on BB, left over from Newark

a few with odd, sexy or double sunk dials

less dsirable ones have dealer or private label names

well made and a great company to collect if one can locate nice ones reasonable
Jon "the truth" Hanson
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