Elgin Observatory
The Elgin National Watch Company Observatory
The United States National Bureau of Standards (now known as The National Institute of Standards and Technology) was founded by Congress on March 3, 1901, as an authoritative domestic measurement...
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Essential Timekeeping
In the fast-paced world of healthcare, accurate timekeeping is essential to ensure smooth operations, enhance patient care, and improve overall efficiency. And while timekeeping may seem like a mundane...
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In 1854, America’s first watch company, Waltham, was formed, which went on to make the first-ever watch with interchangeable parts and the first 100% American-made watch. Shortly after, in 1863,...
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The Honorary Citizen Of Disneyland
The date, July 17th, 1955, was magical, for California’s Disneyland. Their opening day saw joyous children throughout the theme park. And a parade, with participants—including Minnie, Mickey and Donald...
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How do water-resistant watches work? 
A quality watchmaker uses several mechanisms to make a timepiece truly water-resistant or waterproof. It’s not just about sealing the inner workings from moisture intrusion. Different watches will have...

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