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Providence, Rhode Island

In 1866 the name of this company was changed from the Mozart Watch Co. to the New York Watch Co. and was in Rhode Island.  Before any watches were sold, they moved to Springfield, Mass. In 1867.  A factory was built there, but only about 100 watches were produced before a fire occurred on April 23, 1870.  Shortly after the fire, in 1870, a newly designed watch was introduced. The New York Watch Co. used full signatures on it’s movements.  The doors closed in the summer of 1876.  In January 1877, the Hampden Watch Co. was organized and commenced active operation in June 1877.
This example is a mint rare and very early 16 size, key wind and Key Set from the rear, 3/4 Plate 15 Jewels marked "James D. Foot/Springfield, Mass", No. 6433.  The white porcelain SSD is mint and marked: NEW YORK WATCH Co.  Clean, running and still accurate. Circa: 1900. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET, BITCOIN, BONDS. BUY HARD ASSETS, SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME. 

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NEW YORK WATCH Co. James D. FOOT16s 3/4 Plate Key Wind 1867

SKU: 4117
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