Who Made This Watch?

James Russell & Co., Hartford Conn

#297 by Richard Newman

Another Russell of the "Waltham AT&Co. M57 grade"
Purchased at Brimfield, Mass

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The case hallmarks on #297 are interesting and might indicate a Swiss fake..

All three covers are numbered 2090 and none have a date mark:

  1. The outer back has a sterling mark in the middle with Birmingham anchor assay marks on either side, and a double struck London assay mark above.
  2. The cuvette has only a sterling mark in the middle with a London assay mark above.
  3. The hunter/dial cover has the same marks as the outer back except one of Birmingham assay marks is double struck.

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