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Waltham Watch Company


Waltham Watch Company was a watch manufacturer founded in 1850 in Waltham, Mass. The firm was known as the American Watch Company from 1859 to 1885. It was renamed the American Waltham Watch Company in 1885 and retained this name until 1906. The company went into bankruptcy in 1948. Various attempts at reorganization proved unsuccessful and it ceased operations in the 1950s. The Waltham Precision Instrument Company was an instrument manufacturer loosely descended from the older firm.

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Waltham Watch Company records

Collection Identifier: Mss:598 1854-1929
Overview: Records of watch manufacturer Waltham Watch Company of Waltham, Mass., founded in 1850.