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Discussion in 'American Pocket Watches' started by Fred Hansen, Jun 6, 2004.
Nice, project watch hope to see it when your done.
507649 - 'W. E. Beard, Reading, Mass.', model 3, grade 65, 17 jewels (verified), SS dial
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
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.
1065095 - 'Flower City Watch Co., Rochester, NY', model 2, grade 99, 11 jewel, SS dial
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
I'm sure there is more; out of time tonight. Joe
1227502 - 'Engel Natl Watch Co., Chicago', model 5, grade 65, 17 jewel, DS dial
Well that's quite interesting, Dave. That's going to be a fun one to try and figure out!
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
Chas. F. Halbkat, Watertown S.Dak.
Circa 1900, SN# 1532681, Gr 64, M6, 18S, 17J, OF