Barry Goldberg’s excellent collection of pocket watches, mostly American models from the late 1800s and early 1890s. Chock full of historical information and great photos (front, back, dust cover, movement and dial photos for each watch). Start with the ‘all watches’ page and then check out the pages for individual makers like Ball, Elgin, Hamilton, and Illinois. The site also includes special pages on watch types like keywind, railroad, and two-tone.
In this interview Barry S. Goldberg gives advice on collecting antique American made pocket watches. Barry is based in Melrose, Massachusetts, and his site, http://barrygoldberg.net/watches.htm is a member of our Hall of Fame. Read more »