Antique Pocket Watches

Despite the prominence of American brands like Bulova and Timex, the wristwatch industry has been largely dominated by European manufacturers for more than 100 years. Pocket watches were also a European invention, appearing on the continent during the 16th century, but for one brief shining moment, the timepieces produced by American pocket-watch manufacturers were the envy of the world. The American pocket-watch renaissance began in 1859,...Continue Reading