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NAWCC Bulletin No. 372, February 2008
Wind Indicators Part 2: Waltham
51 - Waltham Vanguard, 18-size, wind indicator production
52 - Waltham Vanguard, 18-size, w/ double-sunk dial
52 - Waltham Vanguard movement, 21-jewel
53 - Waltham, 16-size, wind indicator production
54 - Waltham Premier Maximus double-sunk dial, 16-size, 23-jewel
55 - Waltham Premier Maximus movement; considered by many to be Waltham’s highest grade movement
55 - Waltham red 5 minute track, double-sunk dial, 16-size, 23-jewel
55 - Waltham Riverside Maximus movement, 23-jewel
56 - Waltham Lossier inner-terminal hairspring
56 - Waltham Breguet hairspring
57 - Waltham Vanguard, Canadian-style double-sunk dial, 16-size
57 - Waltham Vanguard movement, 16-size, 23-jewel
57 - Waltham Vanguard ad, 1915, promoting watch for railroad use
58 - Waltham Vanguard dial and movement, S/N 20,013,010
59 - Waltham Vanguard movement w/ Lossier hairsping and case back
59 - Waltham Crescent St. movement and dial, 16-size, 21-jewel
60 - Waltham 1910 ad promoting silver finish dials for nighttime railroading
60 - Waltham Grade No. 645 movement and dial, 16-size, 21-jewel
61- Elgin V. W. Raymond movement, No. 506, 16-size, 21-jewel
61 - Elgin Veritas Grade No. 274 dial, 18-size, 21-jewel
62 - Waltham S/N 10,854,381 wind indicator movement

NAWCC Bulletin No. 373, April 2008
Wind Indicators, Part 3: Ball & Rockford
181 - Waltham-Ball Official RR Standard
181 - Ball, Webb C.
181 - Ball ORRS grade
182 - Waltham-Ball wind indicators
182 - Waltham-Ball ORRS wind indicators S/Ns
182 - RR seal
182 - Ball wind indicator dials
183 - Ball double-sunk dials
183 - Official and Commercial Standard Ball runs
183 - Waltham & Ball serial number sequences
183 - Ball 16-size 19-jewel watches
183 - Rockford wind indicators
183 - Elgin & Waltham, watch industry giants
184 - Rockford Indicators; grades & their history
184 - Rockford Grade No. 950, 18-size, 21-jewel
184 - Rockford Grade No. 655, 16-size, 21-jewel
185 - Rockford Grade No. 665, 16-size, 17-jewel
185 - Rockford Indicator Movements, table of
186 - Rockford Indicator Arabic dials
186 - Rockford 16-size RR Standard Watch Prod.
187 - Rockford Indicators private label dials
187 - Robert B Johnson Jeweler private label
187 - Perry-Kinney Co. private label
188 - Rockford Indicator dial variations, table of
188 - Waltham Vanguard wind indicator
188 - Bautsch story of grandfather’s Waltham PW

NAWCC Bulletin No. 374, June 2008
A 16-Size Bunn Special “Pinwheel” – The Unknown Pattern
315 - Bunn Special Models 18S & 16S variants
315 - Bunn Special 16S Bright Spotted pattern
316 - Bunn Special 16S & other watches
316 - Fishscale damaskeening pattern
316 - Fishscale 16-size Bunn Special
317 - Bunn Special 16-size Rayed pattern
318 - Bunn Special 16S, first 20 runs, table of
318 - Getty models & dials
318 - Hamilton Bunn Specials
318 - Interrupted Ray pattern
319 - Pinwheel (unknown) pattern
319 - Meggers & Ehrhardt, authors Ill. Watch Co.
319 - DeLong escapement
319 - Discovery of unknown pattern
320 - B. Gutter & Sons New York private label
321 - Research on unknown pattern outlined
321 - Popular Mechanics ad w/pinwheel pattern
322 - Theories about pinwheel pattern
323 - Private label watches & RR Time Service
323 - Forsinger time inspection service
323 - Ball time inspection service
323 - Montgomery, Henry, inspector at AT&SF
324 - Waltham’s grade No. 845, first runs
324 - Do mainsprings break in thunderstorms?
325 - Gilt RR seal on Ball’s ORRS grade
325 - Grade No. 845, early production of, table
326 - Ball Watch Co. RR Office Clock paper
326 - Depot clock, Union Station, Pittsfield, MA
326 - Dating Waltham Wind Indicator Watches
326 - Quinn, John J., RR signal inspector
327 - Ball Company slogan

NAWCC Bulletin No. 375, August 2008
17-Jewel, 16-Size Standard Watches 
473 - Full-plate 18-size mvt RR standard models listed
473 - 16-size mvt models listed
473 - Elgin’s Veritas model 9
473 - 17-jewel, leader of RR watch industry; then demise
473 - Prices of 18S & 16S grades, table of
474 - Development of RR time service requirements
474 - Waltham-Ball ORRS 16S, 17J watches
474 - Adjusted grades
474 - Ball 17J, 16S Waltham-Ball Adjusted 5 Positions
474 - Waltham 16S, 17J Adjusted 5 Positions
475 - Waltham Ball Official Standard grade mvts
475 - Ball Model case
475 - Pugh Bros. of Pittsburgh, PA
475 - Canadian Pacific Railway marked watches
475 - American Watch Case Co. Fortune grade case
475 - Waltham-Ball, 16S RR grade mvt seal
475 - Ball trademark: Official R. R. Standard
475 - Waltham’s Canadian Pacific Railway watch grade
476 - Waltham’s Railway Time Service watch grade
476 - Waltham Canadian Railway Watches
476 - CPR grade appeals to RR enthusiasts
476 - CRTS grade attracts collectors
476 - Waltham Grade No. 642, entry level standard watch
477 - Treiman, Lawrence W.’s Bulletin article referenced
478 - Elgin’s 16S, 17J RR grade B.W. Raymond
478 - B.W. Raymond grade No. 361
478 - Elgin’s model 15, 16S mvt
478 - Veritas & Father Time names on Elgin’s RR line
478 - Adjusted 5 Positions on B.W. Raymond grade 361
478 - Elgin B.W. Raymond grade No. 370
478 - Gruen grade No. 56
478 - Gruen Precision marked on dial
478 - Lord Elgin model No. 351 grade
479 - Lord Elgin plates design
479 - Elgin’s grade No. 370 B.W. Raymond & Veritas
479 - Gruen 16S, 17J grade No. 56 RR watch
479 - Hamilton grade No. 972, Adjusted 5 Positions
479 - L or P grade number suffix explained
480 - Hamilton Grade No. 972, table of
481 - Watch company websites
481 - Ball Official Standard double-sunk dials
481 - Waltham Wind Indicator signed Hardy & Co.
481 - Lossier inner terminal hairspring
482 - Ohlson regulator, aka 1908 regulator
482 - Ass’t. Spec group, term explained
482 - Waltham 16S wind indicator w/Montgomery dial
482 - Waltham marginal minute wind indicator
482 - Waltham wind indicator marked Vanguard 23 Jewels
482 - Rockford 16S, 21J wind indicators, grade No. 655

NAWCC Bulletin No. 376, October 2008 - No column published

NAWCC Bulletin No. 377, December 2008 - No column published

 

 

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