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A forum for the discussion of railroad pocket watches.

This popular Bulletin feature appeared in almost every Bulletin beginning in August of 1996 through October of 2005 and returned for four issues in 2008. Almost every column was co-authored by Ed Ueberall and Kent Singer. Below is a listing of all column titles.

NAWCC Bulletin No. 372, February 2008
Wind Indicators Part 2: Waltham
51 - Waltham Vanguard, 18-size, wind indicator production52 - 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 Part 1
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. 355, April 2005
Elgin’s Veritas Model, Part 1: The First Three Grades
208 - Advantage of a three-quarter plate design
208 - Veritas Model Production, the first three grades, table of
209 - New open-face 18-size, three-quarter plate model
209 - Elgin’s use of names Veritas and B. W. Raymond variations
209 - Caution in linking a serial number to a date
210 - Elgin Long Run watch
211 - Differences in the three grades of the Veritas model
212 - Runs of the first three Veritas Model Railroad Grade Mvts, table of
213 - Spring Regulator in the Veritas model mvts
214 - Dials on Veritas model watches
215 - Other purposes for high-grade watches
216 - E. Howard & Co. Model 1869
216 - More about “Extra” 946 and 947 grades
217 - Another “A.N. Anderson EXTRA” dial
218 - 16-Size Dueber Hampden Marked Watch Dials, by John Scott

NAWCC Bulletin No. 356, June 2005
Elgin’s Veritas Model, Part 2: The Rest of the Standard Grades
362 - Veritas Model production by grades, table of
362 - Father Time Veritas model, 21-Jewel
362 - B. W. Raymond Veritas model watches
363 - Other Veritas Model Standard Grade Movements
363 - Runs of Veritas Model Railroad Grade Movements
364 - Elgin’s out-of-run marking variations
364 - 18-size 3/4-plate watches signed or configured differently from most watches in the run within which they were built, table of
365 - Non-standard Veritas model watches
365 - Winding indicators on Veritas model watches
366 - Elgin’s three-quarter plate, hunting case Model 9
367 - Dials on Veritas model watches
367 - Cases on the Veritas model watches
368 - A. N. Anderson, dealer and distributor
369 - Pennsylvania Special: Dueber-Hampden private label
369 - Pennsylvania Specials made by Illinois
370 - King Special watch by Illinois
371 - Bunn Special grade, 21-jewel, signed “R. Seidel, Milwaukee”
371 - Seth Thomas’ model 5 movements

NAWCC Bulletin No. 357, August 2005
Wind Indicators, Part 1: Elgin
484 - Note about dates on Elgin’s models explained
484 - Wind indicators retrofitted availability
485 - Elgin’s 18-size grade wind indicators
486 - Father Time
486 - Elgin Nat’l Watch Co.
486 - Elgin’s 16-size grade wind indicators
488 - Elgin Wind Indicator (WI) movements, table of
489 - Elgin RR
492 - Elgin model 16-size, 23-jewel Veritas grade No. 453
492 - Veritas 23-jewel, with private label dial
493 - Canadian dials with private labels by Omega
494 - Columbus, 16-size watch

NAWCC Bulletin No. 358, October 2005
Dueber-Hampden’s Special Railway
621 - History of Dueber-Hampden Co.
621 - Dueber-Hampden high-grade railway watches
622 - Dueber-Hampden Co. Special Railway movements
623 - Special Railway watches, first runs of
623 - Estimated quantities of Dueber-Hampden’s Special Railway Grade, table of
624 - More jewels were added by competitors
625 - Estimated runs of Special Railway grade movements, table of
627 - Changes in the Special Railway in early 20th century
628 - Special Railway, 16-size
628 - Dueber-Hampden’s 18-Size Railroad Standard Watches from 1900 to 1914, table of
629 - Catalog descriptions of movements with prices

NAWCC Bulletin No. 348, February 2004
The Watch That Gets Forgotten: Elgin’s Father Time
63 - Father Time name only applied to movements with one jewel count: 21
63 - Production run dates
63 - Standard watch defined
63 - First Father Time watches in the 1890s
65 - Lack of advertising of Father Time grade
65 - Production of Father Time watches end
66 - Wind Indicators on Elgin’s 3/4 plate models
67 - Veritas 16-size, 21J movements
68 - Deck watches, the No. 367 wind indicators
69 - Father Time fitted with a going barrel
69 - Father Time wind indicator watches
70 - Last of Father Time grades
71 - Runs of Father Time grades
72 - Elgin, grade No. 27, B. W. Raymond
74 - Waltham change from pendant-set to lever-set

NAWCC Bulletin No. 349, April 2004
Dueber-Hampden and Its 16-Size Standard Watches Part 1: Models 1 & 2
241 - History of Dueber-Hampden’s beginning
241 - Hampden Watch Co.
241 - Dueber Watch Case Manufacturing Co.
242 - Distinguishing models of Dueber-Hampden
242 - First 16-size standard watches
242 - Model 2, 16-size
243 - Model 1, 16-size
243 - Model 3
243 - Dueber-Hampden grades, numbers, and flags
245 - Hunting-case watches
246 - Hampden Watch Co. dials
247 - NAWCO’s 18-size Railroad Model Case
248 - Illinois Chesapeake & Ohio Special
249 - Illinois Ferguson dial
249 - Ferguson dial on Rockford grade No. 910
250 - Ajax Insulator
250 - Waltham rework to a model 1908 Vanguard’s barrel bridge
250 - A. Lincoln grade

NAWCC Bulletin No. 350, June 2004
Dueber-Hampden and Its 16-Size Standard Watches Part 2: Models 4 & 5
342 - Dueber-Hampden in early 20th century
343 - Dueber-Hampden model 4
343 - New grades: Wm. McKinley, Railway and John C. Dueber
344 - Dueber Watch Co.
344 - Numbered grades
345 - Dueber-Hampden model 5
345 - Two new grades: Special Railway and New Railway
348 - Grades No. 94, 95, & 555
349 - Dials on model 4 and 5 watches
349 - Cases on Dueber-Hampden watches
350 - Father Time grade No. 252
351 - Father Time grade No. 164/995
351 - Father Time grade No. 367
351 - E. Howard - Albert J. Stark watch
351 - Seth Thomas Model 3

NAWCC Bulletin No. 351, August 2004
Those Other Bunns
528 - Beginning of the Illinois Springfield Watch Co.
528 - First Bunn grade watches
528 - Movements adjusted to temperature
529 - New Bunn Nickel, Illinois’ highest grade
530 - 18-size Bunn production
532 - Evolution of the 18-size, nickel, 17-Jewel Bunn Grade; by John Cote
534 - The 19-Jewel, 18-Size Bunn
535 - The 16-Size Bunn watches
535 - 16-Size Bunn production, table of
537 - Hamilton 946 Extra
538 - Brotherhood of Railroad Brakemen pin

NAWCC Bulletin No. 352, October 2004
E. Howard & Co. “Railroad” Watches
650 - Harold Visser (AZ) and Clint Geller (PA), authors
650 - Features of Railroad standard watch
650 - Howard watches popular in Railroad Time Service
651 - Howard’s “RR” marking
651 - E. Howard & Co. Grade List circa July 1885
652 - “HOUND” Grade “R.R.” or “ADJUSTED” marked movements, table of
654 - Railroad Timekeeping Standards circa 1890, by Greg Frauenhoff
655 - Dueber-Hampden 16-size model 5
655 - Dueber-Hampden model 4
655 - BoLE Elgin dial
655 - Standard watches on the Rock Island Line
657 - Railroad regulator clock oil
658 - Waltham-Ball Official RR Standard watch
659 - Waltham model ’57 Appleton, Tracy & Co. movement
659 - Appleton, Tracy & Co. standard watch model 1883 movement

NAWCC Bulletin No. 342, February 2003
High Grade Columbus Watches Part 1 - The Columbus Watch Company
81 - Greg Frauenhoff and John Dimar, authors
81 - Columbus Watch Manufacturing Co. & Columbus Watch Co.
82 - Columbus watches used in Time Service on the Burlington Route in 1890, table of
82 - Swiss-Columbus 18-size watches
83 - Columbus, non-magnetic watches
85 - Columbus Watch Co. railroad-marked watches, table of
85 - Columbus, private label watches
86 - Identification of Columbus open-face and hunting-case movements
87 - Columbus 16-size movements
87 - Columbus, 18-size, the Railway King
88 - 15-jewel R.W.K. Special grade by Columbus
89 - Private label 18-size Illinois watches

NAWCC Bulletin No. 343, April 2003
High Grade Columbus Watches Part 2 - The New Columbus Watch Company
229 - Greg Frauenhoff and John Dimar, authors
229 - History of the New Columbus Watch Manufacturing Co. and its sale
230 - Columbus open-face grades and change to lever-set
230 - Columbus numbered grade movements
230 - First 21-jewel watches by Columbus
231 - 18-size Time King movements
231 - New Columbus 16-size Ruby grade
231 - New Columbus grade movements, table of
231 - Railway King, 16- & 17-jewel watches
233 - Columbus King movements
233 - Dial inscriptions
234 - New Columbus Watch Co., purchased by the Studebaker brothers
235 - Dial design for railroad service
236 - 16-jewel Swiss-Columbus watch
236 - Columbus private label watch
236 - Aluminum Ball Box
236 - Hamilton cased watch data requested

NAWCC Bulletin No. 344, June 2003
High Grade Columbus Watches Part 3- Columbus 500,000 Series
360 - Greg Frauenhoff and John Dimar, authors
360 - New Columbus Watch Manufacturing Co.
360 - 18-size Time King movements
361 - New Columbus 500,000 Series Estimated production, table of
363 - Railway King became Columbus King watches
364 - Columbus King open-face and hunting case models
365 - New Columbus jewel movements, location
365 - New Columbus serial number sequence
366 - New Columbus dial inscriptions
367 - Columbus production totals
368 - 18-size Hamilton-Ball
368 - Seth Thomas Maiden Lane
368 - ORC emblem, fish symbol
369 - Swiss-Columbus movement
369 - Private label Waltham model 1892 “Pennsylvania Special”

NAWCC Bulletin No. 345, August 2003
The 1880s Magnetism Scare Part 1: The Watches
485 - Magnetism’s effect on RR watches
485 - Magnetic fields explained
485 - Magnetic fields and railroaders
486 - Non-magnetic watches
486 - Non-magnetic Watch Co.
487 - Non-Magnetic Watch Co. of America mergers
487 - Fredonia and Peoria development of anti-magnetic watches
488 - Waltham 18-size non-magnetic watches
490 - Elgin non-magnetic watches
490 - Illinois non-magnetic watches
490 - Changes in railroad industry and watches
493 - Waltham factory rework
493 - Illinois Stuart up-jeweling factory retrofit
493 - Waltham-Ball 19/21-jewel ORRS
494 - Vanguard wind indicator retrofitting

NAWCC Bulletin No. 346, October 2003
The 1880s Magnetism Scare Part 2: The Cases
645 - Giles anti-magnetic shielded steel balance
647 - E. Howard Watch and Clock Co. Anti- Magnetic Shield Case
647 - Giles Anti-Magnetic Shield Case
647 - Waltham non-magnetic watches with Giles shield in cases
648 - Atlantic Watch Case Co. nickel-plated iron cases
648 - Ajax watch insulator, made by Newark Watch Case Material Co.
648 - Case companies
651 - Illinois 1905 & 1908 Special Rework
652 - Illinois Sangamo Special, 16-size
653 - Hamilton, grade 992 with HA (Heavy Arabic) style dial
653 - Hamilton unmarked 992 special

NAWCC Bulletin No. 347, December 2003
Hamilton’s Hayden W. Wheeler Bridge Model Contract Watches
771 - Hayden W. Wheeler & Co. watch and jewelry wholesale house on Maiden Lane, New York City
772 - “H. W. Wheeler Co.’s. Special Bridge Watches” or “H. W. W. Specials” made by Hamilton
772 - Pendant-set, Wheeler bridge model watches
772 - Adjustment markings on Hamilton
773 - First Run 75001-76000
774 - Hamilton’s serial numbers and finish dates
775 - Damaskeening patterns in first run of Wheeler bridge movements
776 - Hamilton’s second run 175001-176000
776 - Hamilton’s third run 275001-276000
777 - Hamilton four-footed dials on Wheeler bridge movements
777 - H. W. Wheeler signed cases
779 - Ball Orders 18-size motor barrel watches from Hamilton
779 - Hamilton-Ball 18-size motor barrel runs, table of
780 - Illinois Stuart No. 56 rework

NAWCC Bulletin No. 336, February 2002
The Elgin 16-Size B.W. Raymond, Part 1: 17 & 19-Jewel Watches
65 - Elgin grades/models
66 - Benjamin W. Raymond, first president of National Watch Co.
66 - Elgin 17-jewel grades
66 - Elgin, grade 280
66 - Elgin, grade 341
67 - Elgin, grade 361
67 - Elgin, grade 370
67 - Elgin 19-jewel grades
67 - Elgin, grade 371
67 - Elgin, grade 372
67 - Elgin, grade 401
67 - Elgin, grade 455
68 - Elgin Regulators
69 - Elgin mainspring barrels
69 - Elgin dials
71 - Hamilton, grade 970
71 - Watch cleaning
73 - Vanguard Wind Indicator

NAWCC Bulletin No. 337, April 2002
The Elgin 16-Size B.W. Raymond, Part 2: The 21- and 23-Jewel Watches
209 - Elgin, 22-jewel grades
209 - Elgin, 21- and 22-jewel grades
209 - Elgin, grade 391
209 - Elgin, grade 472
210 - Charles-Edouard Guillaume, Frenchman who developed Elinvar
210 - Elgin, grade 478
212 - Elgin, grade 506
212 - Elgin, grade 544
212 - Elgin, grade 581
212 - Elgin, grade 590
212 - Elgin, grade 571
214 - Elgin, 23-jewel grades
214 - Elgin, grade 494
214 - Elgin, grade 540
214 - Elgin, grades 569 & 570
214 - 16-Size B.W. Raymond data, table of
215 - Elgin dials
215 - Ball, Webb C.
215 - DuraPower dp symbol
215 - Elgin cases
218 - Port Arthur Watch Comparison Card/watch search request

NAWCC Bulletin No. 338, June 2002
The Ball Watch Story - Part 1: Railroad Standard Watches - The Early Years
349 - Formative period, from 1880s to 1900
349 - Myths and reality about Railroad Time Service
349 - Evolution of watch requirements
350 - Ball marketing of watches
350 - Deuber-Hampden watches for railroad use
351 - High-grade Swiss watches marked “Ball’s Standard”
351 - E. Howard pendant-set, hunting-case watches for Ball
352 - Earlier Hamilton-Ball watches
353 - Waltham 16-size ORRS watches
354 - Ball, Webb C., and his companies
357 - Elgin No. 270, casing

NAWCC Bulletin No. 339, August 2002
The Ball Watch Story - Part 2: Watches of the Twentieth Century
479 - Hamilton, 18-size watches for Ball
480 - Waltham, 16-size ORRS watches for Ball
480 - Ball Model Silveroid
481 - Elgin, 18-size hunting-case “Ball Commercial Standard” watches
482 - Twentieth Century Model
485 - Hamilton, 16-size ORRS watches for Ball
486 - Illinois Watch Co. watches for Ball
486 - Record Watch Co. (Switzerland) watches for Ball
487 - Ball jeweled watches
487 - Selecting a watch for railroad service
488 - Illinois-Ball ORRS watches

NAWCC Bulletin No. 340, October 2002
The Ball Watch Story - Part 3: The Private Label and Brotherhood Watches
619 - Webb C. Ball and the marketed watches for railroad time service
619 - Private label watches
619 - Ball trademark: Official RR Standard (ORRS)
621 - Brotherhood watches
621 - E. Howard Watch Co., brotherhood watches
623 - Ball Railroad Brotherhood Watches, table of
624 - Hamilton, brotherhood watches
624 - Waltham-Ball, brotherhood watches
625 - Ball & Co.
626 - Ball’s patented “safety bow” or “safety stirrup bow”
626 - Brotherhood watch signed dials
627 - Hamilton tags
627 - Elgin National Watch Co., ORC dial
627 - Hamilton-cased watch database

NAWCC Bulletin No. 341, December 2002
The Ball Watch Story Part 4 - Ball Signed Cases
773 - Ball cases in the 1890s
773 - Ball Model cases
774 - “Baseball” trademarks of the Canadian Ball Watch Co.
774 - Twentieth Century Model
775 - New safety stirrup bow cases
775 - Keystone J. Boss, Ball Model
777 - Ball box stand
778 - Ball Official RR Standard
778 - Ball movement and case combinations
780 - Ball, Montgomery, and Freak dials
780 - Montgomery, Henry S., General Watch Inspector of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway System
781 - Ferguson patented unusual dial emphasizing minute numbers not hour numbers

NAWCC Bulletin No. 330, February 2001
South Bend’s Standard Watches, Part II
89 - “Polaris” and “The Studebaker,” South Bend Watch Co.
89 - “South Bend R.R. Watch Insurance Plan”
90 - South Bend 327 grade
90 - South Bend 227 grade
92 - Shelton, W.C., South Bend supervisor of all watch production
93 - “Mail-Order” Studebaker, 16-size watch
94 - “Studebaker” signed dials, Studebaker Watch Co.
94 - South Bend standard watch cases
95 - South Bend ephemera
96 - Waltham “Special Railroad King” label
98 - Hamilton Tu-tone 992s
98 - Elgin Veritas dial

NAWCC Bulletin No. 331, April 2001
Tu-Tone Watches
219 - “Damaskeening” explanation of term
219 - Railroad King, Columbus Watch Co.
219 - Columbus Watch Co. became South Bend Watch Co.
219 - Studebaker brothers bought Columbus Watch Co.
219 - Dueber-Hampden, obtained exclusive rights to use the word “Railway” on watches
220 - Illinois Wilson Brothers’ King of the Road grade
220 - Sears, Roebuck & Co., supplied to Illinois “Interstate Chronometer” grade
221 - “Special Thin Model,” Montgomery Ward
221 - Illinois Sangamo
221 - Special Railway grade, Dueber-Hampden
222 - “Spot Gilt,” Rockford tu-tone design
222 - Waltham watches with tu-tone damaskeening
222 - Elgin tu-tone movements
223 - Seth Thomas’ Maiden Lane
224 - Waltham, 16S private label, “Signal”
224 - Waltham, 18S, model 92s
224 - Hamilton, 18S, tu-tone watch
224 - Rockford tu-toned watches
225 - South Bend “Polaris”
225 - Elgin Grades 149 and 150
227 - Elgin Grade No. 149 changes
227 - Elgin Grade No. 150 changes

NAWCC Bulletin No. 332, June 2001
Hamilton’s Ubiquitous 992 - Part 1
357 - Elinvar hairspring by Hamilton
357 - Waltham’s Vanguard, Elgins B. W. Raymond, Illinois’ Bunn Special, as competitors
357 - Hamilton serial numbers & production dates
358 - Basic variations of Hamilton’s 992
358 - Hamilton single roller watches
358 - Webb C. Ball’s 1906 rules for Pennsylvania Railroad
358 - Hamilton pendant-setting watches
358 - Variations of Hamilton’s 992
360 - Hamilton prices in display ads
360 - “Made In U.S.A.” by Hamilton
361 - Elinvar model, 992E, Hamilton
362 - Montgomery dial signed “Hamilton Time-King”
363 - Hamilton’s railroad model cases
365 - “Cross-Bar” case by Hamilton
365 - Model No.2, “Bar-Over-Crown” case by Hamilton
365 - Model No.3 case by Hamilton
366 - Keystone-Howard Series 5
367 - South Bend dials
367 - Illinois Bunn Special, 18-Size, signed Benjamin Franklin and Pennsylvania Special
367 - Oskamp-Nolting Co. of Cincinnati, OH, advertisers of Illinois “Benjaimin Franklin” watches
367 - Elgin’s grade 150

NAWCC Bulletin No. 333, August 2001
Hamilton’s 992 Part 2: The Extras and the Specials
513 - Hamilton movements marked “Extra” and “Special”
513 - Non-Retailing Watch Co., Lancaster, PA, home distributor for Hamilton
514 - Hamilton’s 940s, “For Special Railroad Service”
514 - J.W. Forsinger Co. provided time inspection services
514 - “Hamilton Adjusted For Railroad Service - 21 Jewels” signed dials
516 - Forsinger’s Railway Time Inspection Service, founded by J.W. Forsinger
520 - Hamilton’s “Inspection Standard”
520 - Hamilton’s other 16-Size 21-Jewel watches
522 - Hayden W. Wheeler, a New York distributor of Hamilton watches

NAWCC Bulletin No. 334, October 2001
Railroad Time Service
630 - Railroad Standard Time
631 - Lee, W. Raymond, superintendent of the Boston and Providence Railroad
631 - Barraud & Lund, made English watches
631 - Waltham Appleton, Tracy & Co. model ’57
631 - Elgin B.W. Raymond
631 - Camden & Amboy, 1853 regulations
631 - Steubenville & Indiana, R.R. supplier
631 - B.W. Raymond, “Pennsylvania Railroad Co.”
631 - Boston & Providence Railroad rules
632 - American Railway Assoc., later Assoc. of American Railroads, watch certification
632 - Giles, Bro. & Co. supervised Illinois Central system
632 - Jules G. Huguelet, Seaboard Air Line watch inspector
633 - Watch inspection orders
634 - Denver & Rio Grande Western, “Manual of Procedures”
636 - Time and service rules of today
639 - Bulova Accutron
639 - National Railway Time Service Co. administered Southern Railway’s time service system
640 - Ball’s Book of Rules
642 - Erie Railroad Co. Rules of the Operating Dept.
643 - United States Railroad Admin., Georgia Railroad
644 - Canadian Pacific Railway Co., rules governing the inspection, repair, cleaning, comparison & regulation of standard watches
646 - Burlington Route/Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, attitude of the brotherhood to time service rules
647 - Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Co., rules governing watch inspection service

NAWCC Bulletin No. 335, December 2001
So What Is a Railroad Watch?
810 - Railroad watch standards
810 - Hampden 18-size, 15-jewel, John C. Dueber grade
811 - Dueber, John C., founder & owner of Dueber-Hampden Watch Co.
811 - Early railroad watch requirements
812 - Time service systems upgrades & new
814 - Twentieth century railroad watch standards
816 - Generalized Standard Watch Requirements of 1908, table of
817 - Post WWII railroad standard watches
819 - Elgin Veritas model dials

NAWCC Bulletin No. 324, February 2000
Railroaders’ Stories
93 - Jones, Charles B., Illinois Central employee, carried the Waltham watch
93 - Waelder, Howard, engineer for the Long Island Railroad
93 - Kachler, Bill, author of book about New York Central Railroad, Rochester, NY
94 - Hodson, Ralph, 1941 NYC Railroad experiences
94 - Robinson, Don former employee of Boston & Maine
95 - Johnson, Preston, former employee of the Boston & Maine, Melrose, MA
96 - Gardner, Bob, former employee of the Boston & Albany, part of the New York Central System
96 - Shufelt, Jack, former New York Central employee, Hillsdale, NY
98 - Monard, Jules, Geneva high-grade watches
100 - Wittnauer, imported Longines watches
100 - Vacheron & Constantin Swiss Watch Co.
101 - Howard -Ball 17-jewel Official R.R. Standard watch

NAWCC Bulletin No. 325, April 2000
Waltham’s 19-Jewel Watches
215 - Waltham’s 19-Jewel Production
215 - Waltham Railroad watches
216 - Ball Time Service
216 - Waltham’s model 1892
216 - Waltham Vanguard model
217 - Waltham Appleton, Tracy & Co.
218 - Waltham Model 1899 grades
218 - American Watch Co.
218 - Waltham Model 1908, 16-Size
219 - Waltham dials
220 - “Waltham U.S.A.” marking
221 - Waltham conversion dials
221 - Hamilton grade 944, Dingwall
222 - Elgin’s Veritas Model and its factory cases
223 - Elgin Pendant-Set 571s
223 - “The President” & U.S. Watch Co.

NAWCC Bulletin No. 326, June 2000
Over There, The 992 in the Great War
363 - Hamilton, supplier for government
363 - Hamilton Grade 992 with Engineer Corps Dials, table of
364 - Hamilton advertising
365 - Hamilton 943
365 - U.S. Watch Co. “The President”
367 - Waltham’s early “Premier” watch
367 - Waltham’s 18-size model 1892
368 - Appleton, Tracy and Co. Premier grade
368 - Dresden/Assmann-Gruen watches
370 - Madretsch-Gruen Swiss-made watches
370 - Ball B of LF&E Standard

NAWCC Bulletin No. 327, August 2000
It Costs Nothing! The Mail-Order Watch Business, Part 1: Late 1880s-1908
533 - Henry Ford
533 - B.W. Raymond 15J, stem-wind
534 - Sears, Roebuck & Co., Chicago
534 - Sears, Richard Warren
534 - Roebuck, Alvah C.
534 - Economy Club in Chicago
534 - Jos. P. Wathier & Co.
535 - Waltham non-magnetic watch
535 - A. C. Roebuck & Co., Minneapolis, MN
535 - Montgomery Ward Co., Chicago, IL
535 - Robert Simpson Co., Ltd.
535 - Timothy Eaton Co., Ltd.
535 - Wm. Williams
535 - Appleton Tracy, & Co.
535 - B. W. Raymond grade
536 - Bernhard Meuser
536 - Illinois Bunn
536 - Hampden 17J
536 - W. Hill & Co.
536 - J. Boss 14K gold-filled case
537 - Keystone J. Boss case
537 - Deuber case
537 - T. Eaton, Toronto
539 - Weiss & Wohlgemuth, St. Louis, MO
539 - Hamilton 940
539 - Elgin No. 349
539 - Hampden Dueber Watch Co. grade
539 - John C. Pierik & Co., Springfield, IL
539 - Great American Railroad Watch
540 - John Luther “Casey” Jones
540 - Forsinger Time Service
540 - Illinois Central Railroad
540 - Giles, Bro. & Co., Chicago, IL
540 - U.S. Watch Co., Marion, NJ
541 - Waltham model 83, grade no. 35
541 - Waltham model 92
541 - Vanguard 23J
542 - Vanguard 21J with wind indicator
542 - Mermod, Jaccard & King’s Paragon Timekeeper, St. Louis, MO
542 - Luzon, island of the Philippine archipelago
543 - Agassiz name
543 - Agassiz fish symbol

NAWCC Bulletin No. 328, October 2000
Do You Want Your Watches Delivered This Way? The Mail-Order Watch Business Part 2: 1908-1960
629 - South Bend advertising campaign
629 - Waltham ads
631 - Santa Fe Watch Co., Topeka, KS, ads
631 - Burlington Watch Co., Chicago, IL, ads
632 - Hamilton, supplied watches to mail-order dealers
632 - Harris Goar Co., Kansas City, MO
633 - Ryer Jewelry Co., Kansas City, MO
633 - Loftis Bros. & Co., Chicago, IL
633 - Miller, Square Deal, president of Miller Hoefer Co., Detroit, MI
634 - J. M. Lyon & Co., NY
634 - B. Gutter & Sons, NY
634 - L. W. Sweet Inc., O. F. Bale & Co., NY
634 - Royal Diamond & Watch Co., NY
635 - North State Jewelry Co., Mebane, NC
635 - Major mail-order houses (Sears, Roebuck, T. Eaton, Montgomery Ward)
636 - B. W. Raymond
638 - Waltham 19-Jewel Watches
638 - North American Watch Co. Cases and Bunn Specials
638 - O.F. Bale & Co.
639 - Illinois Bunn Special
639 - Luzon-Agassiz movement
639 - Swiss Regina (Omega) watches

NAWCC Bulletin No. 329, December 2000
South Bend’s Standard Watches, Part I
813 - Studebaker brothers, purchased Columbus Watch Co.
813 - Columbus Watch Co. renamed South Bend Watch Co.
814 - South Bend 16-Size Model 1
815 - Variations in South Bend movements
816 - “Polaris” by South Bend
818 - The Studebaker series, by South Bend
819 - South Bend Standard Watch Production Runs, table of
821 - Waltham’s Model ’83s
822 - Waltham refinished watches
822 - Dueber-Hampden 17-jewel standard watches
822 - Crescent Street, Appleton, Tracy & Co.
822 - Elgin 571 Factory Case
823 - Keystone case, Elgin Nat’l Watch Co.

NAWCC Bulletin No. 318, February 1999
Brandt/Omega Standard Watches
79 - Louis Brandt & Frere, S.A., Bienne, Switzerland
79 - Brandt (otherwise known as Omega)
79 - Brandt and Longines philosophies
79 - “S.A. Louis Brandt et Frere” model
79 - Brandt/Omega Labeling
80 - Omega Watch Co. ads
81 - Omega Grade abbreviations
82 - Brandt/Omega Production Dates, table of
83 - Brandt’s Grade DDR
84 - Brandt Grade CCR
84 - Decimal Watch Co., Swiss
84 - Brandt Regina
85 - Brandt dial markings
86 - “G. E. Simanton’s Precision Watches”
86 - Seth Thomas model 2
86 - “O. L. Rosenkrans & Thatcher Co. Milwaukee”
87 - Maiden Lane grade model 5 Seth Thomas Watches
87 - “H. M. Guernsey”
87 - Burlington case markings

NAWCC Bulletin No. 319, April 1999
Keystone-Howard and Their Standard Watches
191 - Howard and Keystone Companies, Boston, MA
191 - Waltham-made Howards
191 - Keystone Obtains U.S. Watch Co.
191 - Lever-Setting Watches
191 - Howard and New Bridge 3/4 plate models
192 - Howard’s railroad watches ad
194 - “Series 0”
194 - “Series 1”
194 - Howard Series 0
194 - Howard Series 1 & 10
194 - Howard watches
194 - Loftis Bros. & Co.
195 - Howard Railroad Chronometer - Series 11
196 - Howard R.R. Time Recorder- Non Magnetic
198 - Mainspring barrels
199 - Howard Series 5
199 - Howard Series 9
199 - Howard Series 2
200 - Howard jewel settings
200 - Howard gear trains
200 - Howard markings
201 - Keystone’s Non-Pull-Out Bow
204 - Howard “No”
205 - Keystone Watch Case Co. bought Howard
206 - Longines Standard watches
208 - Seth Thomas Standard watches

NAWCC Bulletin No. 320, June 1999
More on Swiss Standard Watches
359 - Gruen Swiss standard watches
359 - Buren/Hamilton 971
360 - Studebaker Watch Co. marketed South Bend watches
361 - Kushnir CP Rail Memo, 1978
360 - Elco Swiss movements
362 - Recta trademark
362 - Muller & Vaucher
362 - Muller, Antoine
362 - Muller, Alcide
362 - Recta Manufacture D’Horlogerie, successor of Muller & Vaucher firm
362 - Bedforde movement and dial
362 - Record Watch Co.
362 - Record-Gladstone Swiss watch
362 - “The Ball Company - Record – BXC”
363 - “Zenith”
363 - Zenith Extra R.R. 56 grade
363 - Gladstone brand by Wenger, Ltd., Montreal, PQ, Canada
365 - Omega
366 - Keystone-Howard model B, Series 0
367 - Longines Burlington Special
368 - Rockford 910 grade

NAWCC Bulletin No. 321, August 1999
Dials
492 - Roman dials
492 - Waltham Ball Roman numeral dial
492 - Elgin 270 grade, strangest Roman dial
492 - B. W. Raymond grade 69, Roman numeral dial
493 - Arabic dials
493 - Webb C. Ball dial with black Arabic numbers
493 - Hampden Special Railway
493 - Columbus Watch Co., Columbus King Arabic dial
494 - Ball, Webb C., founder of Ball Time Service
494 - Montgomery, Henry S., patented marginal minute dial
496 - Illinois Watch Co. Gothic style
496 - Gothic numbered Illinois dials
496 - T. Eaton catalog ads
496 - Hampden New Railway
496 - Wm. McKinley grade Hampden
497 - Ball “boxcar” dials
497 - Hamilton “boxcar” dials
497 - Hamilton “Canadian Dial”
497 - Waltham silvered dials
498 - Marginal minute dial designs
499 - Montgomery dials of the Santa Fe R.R. System
500 - Ferguson dial
500 - Conversion dials
502 - Keystone-Howard No. 4
502 - Seth Thomas’ earlier damaskeening pattern
502 - Seth Thomas railroad dial
502 - Gruen watch marked “Madretsch”

NAWCC Bulletin No. 322, October 1999
Hamilton’s Workhorse: The 940 (and its cousin, the 942)
653 - Hamilton 942/943
654 - Hamilton single vs. double roller
655 - Hamilton nainspring barrels
656 - Production of Hamilton, 18-Size, 21-Jewel watches, table
656 - Hamilton adjustment markings, table
657 - Hamilton grade marking
657 - Hamilton “Chas. A. Loughman- R.R. Standard”
658 - Hamilton grade number locations, table
658 - Tu-Tone damaskeening, Hamilton
659 - Damaskeening pattern, Gallet-Eaton
659 - Mariking “The T. Eaton Co. Limited”
659 - Gallet-Eaton Interocean grade
660 - Keystone-Howard No 5
660 - Gothic Howard signature on dial, Hamilton
660 - “Hamilton Railway Special” signature
661 - Hamilton dials
661 - “D. Gruen & Sons” signature
662 - Gruen movements
662 - Dietrich Gruen & Sons watch mfg. incorporated as D. Gruen Sons & Co.

NAWCC Bulletin No. 323, December 1999
President
817 - United States Watch Co. of Waltham
817 - Woerd, Charles V., superintendent of the American Waltham Watch Co.
817 - Nutting brothers, owners of small watch machinery and tool co., Crescent St., Waltham, MA
817 - Waltham Watch Tool Co., founded by Charles V. Woerd and Nutting brothers
817 - Hammer, E.C., supplied financing to USWC
817 - Eaton, T.B., president of USWC Co.
818 - United States Watch Co. No. 79 movement
818 - USWC, “The President”
821 - Elgin 49 dial
822 - Howard-Ball watch dial
824 - Waltham conversion dials
824 - Waltham model 1892, signed “Crescent St. 21 Jewels”

NAWCC Bulletin No. 312, February 1998
Some Older Swiss Standard Watches
80 - Longines Co.
80 - Brandt/Omega Co.
80 - Radial Arabic numbers
80 - Ball, Webb C.
80 - Agassiz, Swiss manufacturer
81 - Vancheron & Constantin
81 - “Ball’s Standard Adjusted” marking
81 - “Official RR Standard” marking
81 - “W.C. Potter Chicago” signature
82 - W.C. Potter, Chicago
82 - Keystone Howard dials
82 - “Precision” marking
82 - “Precision RR Watch” marking
82 - “Extra Precision” marking
82 - D. Gruen & Son
82 - Gallet/Eaton Interocean grade
82 - “Adjusted to 6 Positions” marking
82 - J.W. Forsinger
82 - Forsingers Railway Time Inspection Service
83 - Gruen grade No. 52
83 - Gruen grade No. 56
83 - Timothy Eaton Co., Toronto, Ontario
83 - Waltham model 1892
83 - “Interocean” grade name
83 - “Mfg. For The T. Eaton Co. Limited by Gallet & Co.” marking
83 - “Adjusted to 6 Positions, Safety Pinion”
83 - “London”; Eaton private label
84 - Illinois No. 118 case
84 - Illinois grade 161A
84 - Illinois grade 163A
84 - Hamilton grade 950
84 - Waltham-Signal watch
85 - Hamilton 950 Series Production

NAWCC Bulletin No. 313, April 1998
Dueber-Hampden 17-Jewel Watches
198 - John C. Dueber
198 - Dueber Watch Case Manufacturing Co.
198 - Hampden Watch Co.
198 - New York Watch Co., Springfield, Massachusetts
198 - Dueber-Hampden RR Standard Watch
199 - “Adjusted to Heat & Cold” marking
199 - John C. Dueber Special grade
200 - Montgomery Ward
200 - Becken, A.C.
201 - “J.G. Dillion & Co.” marking
203 - Big Four’s Time Service Inspection
203 - “Hamilton Nos. 938 and 939”
203 - “Waltham Vanguard”
203 - “Crescent Street Vanguard Model”
203 - “Illinois Watch Co. Bunn Special”
203 - “Hampden Special Railway”
203 - “Elgin Nos. 181, 149, and 150”
204 - Burlington Bull Dog watches
204 - North American Watch Co.
204 - WWII Standard watches
204 - Vanguard grade 1623 watches
205 - Elgin grade 518

NAWCC Bulletin No. 314, June 1998
Some Newer Swiss Standard Watches
339 - Buren Watch of Switzerland
339 - Servicio de Tiempo
339 - Zenith International SA
339 - Record Watch Co.
339 - Burlington Watch Co.
339 - Illinois Watch Co.
339 - “R.R. Model” marking
339 - HY Moser & Co. Made in Switzerland
339 - “Burlington Bull Dog” marking
340 - “Cashier - Case Made In Canada” marking
340 - Henry Moser & Co.
340 - Helvetia
340 - Elgin grade 658
340 - Buren “YXY” marking
340 - General Watch Co.
340 - Buren Elgin grade 847
340 - Marked “19 Nineteen Jewels 5 Adjustments YXY”
341 - Buren Elgin grade 846
341 - Zenith International SA
341 - Zenith Calibre 69, grade “Extra RR 56”
341 - Canadian Pacific Railway
341 - Ball Watch Co.
341 - Record Watch Co., Switzerland
341 - Record Watch Co. Calibre 435
341 - Record Watch Co. Calibre 435B
341 - Record Watch Co. Calibre 435C
342 - Hamilton grade 992
342 - Hamilton grade 950
342 - Ball 999B
343 - Zenith & Ball Swiss-made Standard Watches, table
343 - Gallet Eaton watches
344 - Ball dial
344 - Ball logo
344 - Santa Fe Watch Co. case
344 - Waltham model 1892 Vanguard
345 - Bunn Specials

NAWCC Bulletin No. 315, August 1998
Markings on Rockford’s 16-Size Watches
476 - Winnebago grade 400
476 - Winnebago grade 405
476 - “RG” marking
476 - Rockford grade 545
478 - “Pocahontas” marking
478 - Sears, Roebuck & Co. private label
478 - “Rockford Indicator” marking
478 - Breguet hairspring
479 - Rockford’s 16-size Railroad Grade Movement Specifications
480 - Ball Official Railroad Standard watch
480 - Waltham-made Ball ORRS
480 - Star Watch Case Co.
481 - Ball grade 435
481 - Ball grade 435B
481 - Ball grade 435C
481 - Hamilton No. 15 stainless steel case
481 - Ball case

NAWCC Bulletin No. 316, October 1998
Longines Standard Watches
619 - “Adjusted-Southern R.R. Watch” marking
619 - “Wittnauer Longines” marking
619 - A. Wittnauer Co., NY
619 - Delaware & Hudson Rail Road
619 - “Railroad Watch-F. Courvoisier, St. Louis” marking
620 - Express Monarch Watch
621 - Railway Special
621 - Railway Leader
621 - Railway Monarch
621 - Dueber-Hampden
621 - “Adjusted-Railroad Watch - F. Courvoisier, St Louis” marking
621 - “Safety Pinion – Adjusted - Railway Special - Brown & Grant, Saginaw, Mich.” marking
622 - Longines 18 Size Watches, table
622 - Longines 16 Size Watches, table
623 - Express Leader privately labeled “Jos. I. Schwartz - Moffat Special”
623 - “Eight (8) Adjustments” marking
623 - “Longines Express Monarch - Twenty Three (23) Jewels - Safety Pinion - Eight (8)
Adjustments - Longines W. Co. – Swiss” marking
625 - “Southern R.R. Watch” marking
625 - “Brown & Grant Saginaw, Mich.” marking
625 - “Longines Express Monarch” marking
625 - “Swiss” marking
625 - “L.B. Moore Denison” marking
626 - Hamilton 992B
626 - Zenith
626 - Ball
626 - Zenith & Ball Swiss-made Standard Watches, table

NAWCC Bulletin No. 317, December 1998
Standard Watches of the Seth Thomas Clock Company
772 - Seth Thomas
772 - Webb C. Ball
772 - H. S. Montgomery
772 - E.K. Crothers
772 - Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
772 - Chicago and Alton Railway
772 - Seth Thomas model 5
772 - Seth Thomas No. 260
772 - Henry Molineux - Models 2 & 3
773 - Maiden Lane - Model 5
773 - “Railway” marking
773 - Seth Thomas grade no. 282
773 - Seth Thomas grade no. 382
773 - Ball Time Service
773 - Seth Thomas grade no. 248
773 – “Otto Fasoldt - Albany, N.Y.” marking
775 - Seth Thomas grade 82
775 - “Adjusted To Six Positions” marking
777 - High Grade Seth Thomas Movements, table
778 - “Hoffman & Robinson - Lyons, N.Y.” label
780 - “Adjusted Heat & Cold” marking
780 - Rockford grade 950
780 - Winnebago grade 405

NAWCC Bulletin No. 306, February 1997
Elgin’s Grade 270
107 - Veritas marking
107 - Elgin grade 207
108 - Elgin grade 72
108 - Hamilton 992
108 - Waltham Crescent Street
108 - Illinois Sangamo
108 - Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Co.
109 - Breguet hairspring

NAWCC Bulletin No. 307, April 1997
Early Hamilton Cases
229 - Hamilton grade 990
229 - Hamilton Watch Co.
229 - Hamilton bar-over-crown version
229 - Hamilton grade 994
230 - Hamilton grade 952
230 - Hamilton grade 954
230 - Hamilton grade 992
230 - Hamilton grade 950
230 - “Hamilton Watch Co. Lancaster, Pa.” marking
230 - Hamilton Quality marking
230 - Warranted to Wear Permanently marking
230 - Guaranteed 25 Years marking
231 - Hamilton crossbar model case

NAWCC Bulletin No. 308, June 1997
Marking of Rockford’s 18-size Watches
347 - Rockford Watch Co., Rockford, IL
347 - Rockford 900 series
347 - Rockford 800 series
347 - “R6” marking
348 - Oskamp, Nolting & Co.
348 - Lapp & Flershem catalog
348 - Rockford grade 910
348 - Rockford grade 918
348 - Winnebago marking
349 - Ferguson dial
349 - Winnebago cuts
349 - Sears, Roebuck & Co. catalog
349 - Plymouth Watch Co., King Edward grade movement
349 - King Edward marking
350 - “Waltham’s Six Position Watches”
350 - Waltham’s First Six Position RR Watches, table
350 - Crescent Street S/N List, table

NAWCC Bulletin No. 309, August 1997
Hamilton 950 Series
483 - Montgomery Safety Numerical Dial
483 - Hamilton “Mainliner”
483 - Elinvar hairspring
483 - Hamilton “S” prefix
484 - Montgomery dial
484 - Arabic dial
484 - “Hamilton Special”
484 - Hamilton grade 950E
484 - Hamilton 950 Series Production, table
485 - Hamilton grade 950B
485 - “Baton” or “Stick” hands
485 - “Hamilton Railway Special 23 Jewels”
486 - “Swiss Ball Watches”
486 - Record/Ball 435-B
486 - Kif Duofix settings
486 - Record/Ball 435-C
486 - Swiss Ball Commercial Standard dial
486 - Waltham/Ball 21-jewel movement
486 - Balco case
486 - “Canadian Ball Watch Co. LTD-Winnipeg”
486 - “Ball Model” marking
486 - Waltham/Ball model movement

NAWCC Bulletin No. 310, October 1997
Buren & Its Mexican Railroad Watches
592 - Servicio de Tiempo
592 - Buren Watch of Switzerland
592 - Hamilton 971
592 - H. Steele y Cia
592 - Buren watch with name of Haste
592 - Harry Steele
592 - Haste de Luxe, Buren Swiss
593 - Buren Railroad Watches for Mexican Time Service, table
593 - Elgin grade 847
593 - Elgin grade 846
594 - DuraPower “dp” symbol
594 - Buren calibre 690
594 - Breguet hairspring
594 - “Elgin 846, 21 Twenty one Jewels, 5 Adjustments, YXY, 590”
594 - YXY importers mark
594 - Buren movement marked Elgin 847
594 - Buren Watch Hamilton
596 - Elgin grade 270
596 - Elgin marked Veritas

NAWCC Bulletin No. 311, December 1997
Standard Watches During World War II
740 - Hamilton grade 992B
740 - Hamilton marked “U.S. Govt.”
741 - Hamilton marked “U.S. Army”
742 - “Ordinance Department U.S.A.” marking
742 - “Watch-R.R. Grade Mfr’s Part No. 992B Hamilton Watch Co.” marking
742 - Hamilton grade 950B
742 - Hamilton “2B” prefix
742 - Hamilton “S” prefix
743 - Illinois Watch Co. takeover
744 - Illinois Bunn Special
744 - Ball obtained some Official RR Standard watches from Hamilton
744 - B.W. Raymond, grade 478, w/ star dial
744 - Hamilton 4992B
745 - Elgin grade 590
745 - Elgin grade 478
745 - Railroad Watches Produced at Elgin During WWII, table
746 - Waltham Vanguard
746 - Marked “8 adjustments”
746 - “Adjusted 6 Positions” marking
746 - “Waltham Premier Vanguard 23 Jewels”
747 - Waltham "Premier" marking
748 - War Production Board
748 - Ball 999B
749 - Elgin grade 270
749 - Elgin grade 360
749 - Elgin marked “Veritas”
750 - Waltham marked “Signal”

NAWCC Bulletin No. 303, August 1996
From the Land of Lincoln
523 - Illinois Watch Co.
523 - Bunn Special
523 - Sangamo & Sangamo Special RR grade watches
523 - A. Lincoln grade models
523 - Stuart, John
523 - Railway Conductor ad
523 - Locomotive Engineers Journal ad
523 - A. Lincoln 18 size model 6
524 - A. Lincoln 16 size model 5
524 - A. Lincoln 16 size model 9

NAWCC Bulletin No. 304, October 1996
Pair of Swiss Ball Watches
664 - Webb C. Ball
664 - Hamilton 992-B
664 - Ball Official Railroad Standard, 16-size
664 - Record Watch Co. of Switzerland
664 - Ball grade 435
664 - Hamilton 435-B
664 - Hamilton 435-C
664 - BXC importers mark
664 - Duofix settings
664 - “Railroad Watches and Time Service” article
664 - Hamilton 432-C
664 - Star Rolled Gold Plate case
664 - Official RR Standard Arabic dial
664 - ORRS Montgomery dial
665 - Incabloc cap jewel system

NAWCC Bulletin No. 305, December 1996
Waltham’s Six Position Watches
815 - Hamilton 992B
815 - Illinois Bunn Special and Sangamo/Sangamo Special
815 - Riverside Maximus watches
815 - Premier Maximus watches
815 - “Adjusted 6 Positions” marking
815 - Crescent Street runs
815 - Crescent Street “P’ marking
815 - Waltham “P” marking
816 - Crescent Street “6P” marking
816 - Vanguard “6P” marking
816 - Crescent Street S/N List, table
817 - Swiss Buren-made railroad grade watch
817 - Elgin-marked 21 jewel
817 - Elgin-marked 23 jewel
817 - Haste version
817 - Elgin run H 637001 - H 643000 Examples, table

 

 

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