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FREDONIA WATCH CO.
Fredonia, New York
1881-1885


The company sold the finished movements acquired from the Independent Watch Co.  Those movements had been made by other companies.  The Fredonia Watch Company was sold to the Peoria Watch Co. in 1885, after having produced approximately 20,000 watches.  Fredonia makes a official announcement that read as follows:

Extremely rare; costumed created just for a Canadian Jeweler.  FEDONIA WATCH Co. Jewelers PRIVATE LABEL G.L. MC COY, OTTAWA, Ohio.  Extremely Low Serial No. 2493.  15 jewels, Quick Beat", lever set, No. 2493, marked: G.L. Mccoy, Ottawa, O.  Running Elk on a 20yr. Yellow Gold filled fancy original hunting case.  Mint white porcelain single sunk dial marked: "G.L. Mc Coy/ Ottawa, O."

In 1885; S.S. Lavey the jeweler, has sold out to G.L. McCoy, of Ottawa, who has taken possession. During that year, he commissioned Fredonia to custom create his Jewelry Store on the plates.  This is that surviving example.  In 1886, On account of the illness of his daughter GL. McCoy has sold his jewelry store and moved to Los Angeles, Ca. and opened a new Jewelry store.

This watch is clean, running and seems to keep time.  However, still we have to offer it on a as is condition.  THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET OR BONDS. BUY HARD ASSETS, SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME. 

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FEDONIA WATCH Co. Jewelers PRIVATE LABEL G.L. McCoy, OTTAWA No. 2493

SKU: 3094
$900.00Price
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