Illinois private-labels

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    Nice, project watch hope to see it when your done.
     
  2. Dave Coatsworth

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    507649 - 'W. E. Beard, Reading, Mass.', model 3, grade 65, 17 jewels (verified), SS dial

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    Two Adams Street Watches, (1) size 6, ser#1286636, grade 165, 17 Jewel, 2-tone, HC and (1) Size 16, ser#1304460, grade 176, 17 Jewel, OF, both with DS "Adams Street" dials.

    I posted my other (2) "Adams Street" watches to this thread before

    Illinois private-labels


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  4. Dave Coatsworth

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    1183040 - 'Fred Bucher, Baltimore, Md.', 16-size, model 1, grade 116, 16 jewels, DS dial. Great engraving with initials on one side and year (1895) on the other.

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  5. Dave Coatsworth

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    1065095 - 'Flower City Watch Co., Rochester, NY', model 2, grade 99, 11 jewel, SS dial

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  6. Joe Blossic

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    Dave, Royersford is straight line 5 miles from Valley Forge and about twice that to where I am. Henry Kline was a jeweler there in the late 1800's, passing in 1890. I found a number of Kline's related to jewelers up to present day, but did not check linage to see if they might be related.
    Providence Independent, V. 16, Thursday, December 11, 1890
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    I'm sure there is more; out of time tonight. Joe
     
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    1227502 - 'Engel Natl Watch Co., Chicago', model 5, grade 65, 17 jewel, DS dial

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    Well that's quite interesting, Dave. That's going to be a fun one to try and figure out!
     
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    For a start, maybe this is our enterprising Mr Engel? All the following references list Chicago.

    1902 Engel National Watch Co. was listed in Domestic and Foreign Corporations - A.W. Engel President or Manager
    Certified List of Domestic and Foreign Corporations for the Year ...

    1922 Albert W. Engel doing business as Engel Manufacturing Co issued patent for gummed labels.
    Commissioner of Patents Annual Report

    1932 Albert W. Engel doing business as Engel Art Corners Mfg Co awarded trademark
    Index of Trademarks Issued from the United States Patent Office
     
  10. Joe Blossic

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    Chas. F. Halbkat, Watertown S.Dak.
    Circa 1900, SN# 1532681, Gr 64, M6, 18S, 17J, OF
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