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The Watch Factories of America Past and Present - A Complete History of Watch Making in America From 1809 to 1888 Inclusive with Sketches of the Lives of Celebrated American Watchmakers and Organizers - cover

The Watch Factories of America Past and Present - A Complete History of Watch Making in America From 1809 to 1888 Inclusive with Sketches of the Lives of Celebrated American Watchmakers and Organizers

Henry G. Abbott

Publisher: White Press

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This vintage book contains a complete history of watchmaking in America from 1809 to 1888. With accounts of the lives of notable manufacturers and fascinating information on how the industry developed in the nineteenth century, this is a volume that will be of considerable value to those with an interest in horology and the history of the American watchmaking industry. Contents include: uther Goddard. Pitkin Bros. The American Horologe Company. The Warner MFG, Company. N. B. Sherwood. The American Waltham Watch Company, The Nashua Watch Company, Edward Howard. E. Howard Watch and Clock Company, The Newark Watch Company. The Cornell Watch Company, The United States Watch Company of N. J. The Marion Watch Company, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction. First published in 1888.

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