In the Columbus Watch Company began to manufacture movements in a newly-built factory in Columbus, Ohio. The company's primarily made size movements, and also developed a smaller and thinner size movement. The highest grade size movements were marketed as "finely adjusted Columbus Watch Company Serial Numbers just the thing for railway service. In its earliest years, Columbus used numbers to identify its Numberw grades, the top grades were the size jewels No.

Also size jewels, grades No. Around Columbus introduced one of its earliest named grade, the Railway Kinga high grade, size, jewel movement, Columbhs with a micrometer regulator and adjusted to temperature and positions. The Railway King was initially released as a hunting case movement, an open face version was released later.

K Special was introduced in In Columbus introduced size jewels adjusted movements grades No. Infollowing the financial panic ofthe Columbus Watch Company went into Watc, operating with new management untilproducing watches under the names Columbus Watch Company and New Columbus Watch Company.

Initially the new company's movements were a continuation of the existing models and grades. In latethe size jewels Time King grade was introduced for railroad service, adjusted to temperature, positions, and isochronism. The size jewels Ruby grade was introduced for railroad service inalso adjusted to temperature, positions, and isochronism. New Columbus continued to manufacture the Railway King as a size jewels movement until New Columbus brought out the new Railway King in about These were 17, 21, 23, and jewels movements.

Columbus King movements, nearly identical to the Railway King in 17, 21, 23, and jewel versions, both open-face and hunting-case models, were produced Digital Marketing Company In New York in the late Nmbers. These new higher grade watches were issued with Columbis special block of serial numbers, starting atThe following is from list of Nhmbers grade watches which is generally attributed Webb C.

Columbus Watch Company Serial Numbers all of these were railroad approved Numbefs though all are railroad grade.

Note: These are approximate dates, actual dates may vary by years. The serial number being referred to is the serial number on the movement of the watch, not the case. Pacific Time. Illustration from Henry G. Chicago, Watch photos and text by Richard Boehle, a special thank you to the private collectors for the use of the watches photographed.

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In 1894, the company went into receivership and operated with new management. From 1894 until 1903, the company produced watches under the names Columbus Watch Company and New Columbus Watch Company. The "new" company produced primarily named grades such as the "Time King" and "Columbus King," "Railway King," "North Star" and "Champion."…

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