Columbus Pocket Watches

Columbus Pocket Watches, fantastic antique timepieces. Before they finish their factory around 1882 the company finished imported Swiss movements in 8, 16, and 18 sizes to fit in american made cases. By 1903, a total of 500,000 have been made. At that time the company was sold to South Bend Watch Co.

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Questions on identifying Columbus grades: Internet Horology Club 185

Columbus Watch Company movement serial number manufacturing dates:
1874=1
1875=1000
1876=3000
1877=6000
1878=9000
1879=12,000
1880=15,000
1881=18,000
1882=21,000
1883=25,000
1884=30,000
1885=40,000
1886=53,000
1887=75,000
1888=97,000
1889=119,000
1890=141,000
1891=163,000
1892=185,000
1893=207,000
1894=229,000
1895=251,000
1896=273,000
1897=295,000
1898=317,000
1899=339,000
1900=361,000
1901=383,000
Other unique serial numbers:
1894=500,001
1896=501,500
1898=503,000
1902=505,800
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