Sat Jan 19, 2008 5:57 pm
As the writer and supplier of the pictures on the finding and restoration of Adams & Perry watch movement, serial #1585, I make no claims of personal expertise regarding the history of the Adams & Perry Watch Manufacturing Company and the companies that followed it. Charles Crossman is the most recognized historian of the early American watch companies. Some of the stated information in this article may have been taken from the papers of the Lancaster
The JourneyWhen I first started collecting clocks and watches, I had not heard of Charles DeLong, Fred McIntyre or the McIntyre Watch Co. After a few years of collecting mostly clocks, and a short period operating a clock stall in an antiques mall in Hamilton Ontario we moved back to the United States to live in West Virginia. I met Harley Sheets in Morgantown, West Virginia and Harley convinced me to join the NAWCC in 1971. We attended the Chapter 37 meetings in Pittsburgh and enjoyed the
Updated 06-21-2016 at 04:16 PM by Tom McIntyre
Serial numbers and new finds are always wanted for inclusion in my long standing data base of 48 years and the US Marion book I did for Roy Ehrhardt in the early 1980s.
What is interesting and fun for this company is that new discoveries, rare variations and unlisted PL continue to popup here and there, over time.
My book on the subject has chronicled many of these but the book is out of print; I continue to list items not included, hopefully for a second edition.
Updated 05-11-2013 at 01:18 PM by Jon Hanson
We have recently added a Gallery feature to the Message Board to display the wonderful picture resources our members have provided over the years.
Each member has the ability to create albums of pictures they upload to the Message Board. In addition to pictures in albums, all the pictures you have uploaded using the attachment manager will appear in your Attachment folder in the Gallery facility.
To put pictures in you album, you only need to click on upload and the
Just another movement I've disassembled recently.
A great looking, Early Elgin, recased in a Silveroid case made a bit later than the movement itself.
Features the original, beautiful, enamel dial in very good condition!
Under the case back, there is the very first model made in Elgin, the 18 size full plate
B.W.Raymond in the first version.
I was curious how it looks inside - here's the report for you
Updated 11-22-2015 at 02:13 PM by pmwas