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Who Made These Watches?

James Russell & Co, Hartford Conn

List of known examples of James Russell movements and dials.
(HL for High and Low grade respectively; underlined digits on barrel bridge)
  • L #19841 October 2006 information provided by Robert Niemeyer
  • L #19970 May 2007 eBay ad
  • H #20076 January 2017 pictures and information from Jeff Marcus
  • L #20093 February 2011 eBay ad
  • H #20145 October 2006 information provided by Michael Edidin
  • H #20146 October 2012 information provided by Ron Price
  • H #20191 June 2014 Bonhams auction
  • L #20242 February 2008 information provided by Mike Warren
  • L #20476 March 2017 restored by Jerry Boorse (info on file)
  • L #20493 October 2008 information provided by William Meggers (no pictures)
  • H #20501 April 2013 information provided by Ron Price
  • L #20590 from Derek Foster (September 2011 observations by Ron Price)
  • H #20677 February 2014 eBay ad; follow up by Jeff Marcus
  • H #20687 January 2001 eBay ad
  • H #20716 November 2015 eBay ad; follow up by Jeff Marcus
  • H #20788 December 2014 eBay ad; follow up by Jeff Marcus
  • L #21010 March 2013 information provided by Paulette Katz
  • L #21147 February 2010 provided by Ron Price
  • H #21283 February 2007 information provided by Alan House
  • L #22177 February 2007 information provided by Alan House
  • H #22899 January 2011 provided by Ron Price
  • H #23283 July 2007 eBay ad
  • L #24301 August 2012 eBay ad
  • H #24353 December 2015 eBay ad; follow up by Jeff Marcus
  • L #24608 April 2010 eBay ad
  • L #24862 December 2013 eBay ad; follow up by Jeff Marcus
  • H #25043 with burnished jewells - NAWCC Bulletin #87, Aug. 1960, pp270-276
    "Swiss Imitations Of Early American Watches", page 275;
    NAWCC Bulletin #201, Aug. 1979, pp426-434,
    Imitation American Key Wind Watches, page 434
  • H #25047 restored January 2017 by Jeff Marcus with mixed parts. "The replacement parts (except one) were from an 1863 Waltham Wm. Ellery parts movement. All fit as "drop in" except the pallet". The barrel bridge came from a different watch.
  • H #297 April 2011 by Richard Newman
  • H #331 November 20016 by Dave Wallace
  • H #448 October 2012 eBay ad
  • H #733 November 2013 eBay ad
  • dial at eBay May 2010 (et Cie dial)
  • dial at eBay August 2011 (Co dial)
  • dial on AT&Co movement #19194 (C0 dial) [R.O. Schmitt Oct 2012 auction. Lot 111]