Early Waltham factory tour
Like Tree2Likes
  • 2 Post By bobbee

Thread: Early Waltham factory tour

Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Banned
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    According to Accutronitis and his BFF I live in Berkshire, but really I live in Derbyshire
    Posts
    4,045

    Early Waltham factory tour

    Specially for all you pocket watch aficionados here, this extremely long article, in pdf form, is taken from the 16th of November 1858 edition of the New York Times.
    There are many fascinating observations, along with detailed reports of much of the manufacturing processes of the time.
    Please take the time to read it, it will not dissappoint.
    Cheers,
    Bob.

    http://www.fultonhistory.com/Newspap...rm%2ehtml&.pdf



    Here is an old print of the factory.



    Name:  IMG_20150209_134707.jpg
Views: 73
Size:  41.8 KB
    Last edited by bobbee; February 9th, 2015 at 14:54.
    JON1964 and eri231 like this.

  2. #2
    Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Posts
    14

    Re: Early Waltham factory tour

    Thanks Bob - bit of evening reading.
    I have just got my hands on a nice early silver cased Waltham PS Barlett dated 1871 which should be with me this week, so this article is relevant to the era.
    Have you ever come across any trade ads or catalogs for the time of 1871 or thereabouts.
    Cheers Jon

  3. #3
    Banned
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    According to Accutronitis and his BFF I live in Berkshire, but really I live in Derbyshire
    Posts
    4,045

    Re: Early Waltham factory tour

    Quote Originally Posted by JON1964 View Post
    Thanks Bob - bit of evening reading.
    I have just got my hands on a nice early silver cased Waltham PS Barlett dated 1871 which should be with me this week, so this article is relevant to the era.
    Have you ever come across any trade ads or catalogs for the time of 1871 or thereabouts.
    Cheers Jon

    Just found this one-http://www.fultonhistory.com/Newspap...rm%2ehtml&.pdf

  4. Remove Advertisements
    WatchUSeek.com
    Advertisements
     

  5. #4
    Banned
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    According to Accutronitis and his BFF I live in Berkshire, but really I live in Derbyshire
    Posts
    4,045

    Re: Early Waltham factory tour

    And this one from the Chicago Tribune, December 1876. After testing at the Neuchatel Observatory.

    http://www.fultonhistory.com/Newspap...rm%2ehtml&.pdf

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

    Similar Threads

    1. VC factory tour
      By Armchair in forum High-end watches
      Replies: 2
      Last Post: November 11th, 2014, 21:24
    2. FC factory tour
      By Armchair in forum Frédérique Constant - Ateliers deMonaco - Alpina
      Replies: 0
      Last Post: November 5th, 2014, 12:01
    3. Replies: 6
      Last Post: May 11th, 2014, 03:12
    4. Factory Tour(s)
      By esalloom in forum Jörg Schauer & STOWA
      Replies: 10
      Last Post: June 24th, 2013, 22:38
    5. IWC factory tour
      By RickH86 in forum Affordable watches
      Replies: 3
      Last Post: September 14th, 2008, 01:35

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts
    •