The very best, most expensive Waltham watches for all of that roughly 50-year period, from 1859 until maybe 1915 or so, were always labeled American Watch Co. The town of Waltham had become well known, and the name appeared on all of their watches as the location anyway.
They got into a trademark dispute with another company that started building watches in Waltham, so they wanted to protect that name, and I think that is the main reason. couldn’t really be protected as a brand name because America was the country.
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The watch with black dial, and alternating stylised, Arabic and Baton style hour markers, and steel and luminous hands.
You can’t own the name America if the United States owns the name America.
The company that everybody calls Elgin was originally the National Watch Company. It’s almost like the American League and the National League in baseball. At that time there was nobody manufacturing pocket watches like we manufacture automobiles and appliances and various other things today. An individual would sit down and work on pieces of metal until they had built all the pieces for a watch.
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