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BALL RAIL ROAD POCKET WATCHES

Ball pocket watches have always been most highly prized by collectors and rail road men for years.  Built by the best companies to Webb Ball's exacting specifications.  Here are a few old advertisements about Ball pocket watches.

BALL WATCHES ARE THE PERFECT INVESTMENT

     

 

The above two illustrations show the famous Safety Bow that was used only on Ball watches.  The above is that of a Waltham watch that was manufactured for Ball Watch Co.

 

 

The Commercial Standard was used by those that did not need the more expensive Rail Road Standard.  This watch was 16 size, featured 17 jewels, steel escape wheel and a double roller.  This watch sold new for $52.00.

 

The above prices were from 1916.  These were Rail Road grade models.

Early photograph of Webb C. Ball.

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The original full page advertisement for the Ball Watch Co.

 

The signature of Webb C. Ball.  Founder of the Ball Watch Company.

Antique Time Pocket Watches