Although the ads continued to use the Dueber-Hampden name, both companies remained two separate companies. Although higher-jeweled watches had been available for decades, most high grade watches only had 15 jewels.
Hampden was the first to mass produce and heavily promote 17-jewel watches.
The company produced high and medium grade watches until the great financial panic of 1873 slowed production, with the factory closing in 1875.
The company was reorganized as the New York Watch Manufacturing Co.
Many of their tall case and regulator clock cases are made in the U. Their Ridgeway clocks are also designed and assembled in the U. 860 East Main Avenue Zeeland, Michigan 49464-1300 Phone: 616-772-9131 Verdin Company has been building, installing, and restoring high-end tower clocks for 170 years.
Since 1842, they have been manufacturing tower clocks, street clocks, and amazing bells in Cincinnati, Ohio.
It is marked HWC, Canton, O, 23 Jewels, Special Railway, Adjusted to Five Positions, Double Roller, Safety Pinion, 3451563 dating it to 1918.
Originally founded in 1866 by Donald Mozart and George Rice, the Hampden Watch Company has a long horological history.
One of the New York Watch Company's highest grades was the 18-size, 15-jewel grade, full plate movement, listed as adjusted to temperature. Hampden's highest listed 18-size grades were the 15-jewel Model 2 grade was also 15-jewel, with a patent regulator and adjusted to temperature and positions. of Newport, Kentucky purchased a controlling interest in the Hampden Watch Co.The Mozart Watch Company was originally organized by Don J Mozart and a group of investors in Providence, Rhode Island in 1864.In October 1867 the Company reorganized as the New York Watch Company and moved to a one story brick plant in Springfield, MA.The company primarily manufactured size 16 and 18 pocket watches in varying qualities.The Hampden Watch Company was bought by the infamous Watch Case Maker, John C. Duebers company was a very large producer of Solid Gold, Gold Filled and Coin Silver watch cases of the era.