Companies

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NameSummaryParent Co.Child Co.Is Base Co.
Accurate Time Stamp CompanyWest Virginia. Some Stahlberg patents are assigned to this company.Minneapolis HoneywellYes
American Cyanamid CompanyManufacturer of Beetle® and Melmac® molded plastics for clock cases, telephone housings, etc. Address given as PLASTICS DEPARTMENT, 34 Rockefeller Plaza, New York 20, N.Y. in a 1950 advertisement.Yes
AnsoniaThe Ansonia Clock Co. has its roots in Bristol, CT. Theodore Terry, nephew of Eli Terry, and F. C. Andrews formed the firm Terry & Andrews in 1841 to manufacture inexpensive brass movement clocks. The . . . Yes
ArnexMaker of reproduction watches with mechanical movements in the 1970s.Yes
BulovaBulova Watch Company. Imported Swiss watch movements and cased them in the USA.Yes
Catalin Corporation of AmericaManufacturer of Catalin plastic used in clock cases. Address: One Park Avenue, New York 16, N.Y. in 1947 advertisement.Yes
ChelseaChelsea Clock Company. Founded in 1884 as Boston Clock Company, became Chelsea in 1897. Well known for ship's bell clocks. Still making clocks in the USA.Yes
Dura CompanyToledo, Ohio, maker of cast cases such as the Westclox Dura Case modelsYes
Eastern Time LimitedHong Kong, maker of clocks and movements for Westclox. Founded ca. 1964.No
E. Howard Watch Co.Base company for E. Howard and Howard watchesYes
ElginMade watches in the USA from 1864 to 1968.Yes
General ElectricPart owner of Warren Telechron Company. Marketed clocks with the General Electric name.TelechronNo
General Electric TelechronName used in the mid-1950s on clocks.TelechronNo
General TimeThis is the base company for General Time Instruments Corp. and General Time Corp.General Time Corporation; General Time Instruments CorporationYes
General Time CorporationHolding company for Westclox and Seth Thomas starting in 1949.General Time; Seth Thomas; WestcloxNo
General Time Instruments CorporationHolding company for Westclox and Seth Thomas 1936 - 1949.General Time; Seth Thomas; WestcloxNo
GilbertWilliam L. Gilbert was born in 1806 in Northfield, CT (a village of Litchfield) and became interested in the booming clockmaking business at Bristol in 1828. In that year he and his brother–in–law . . . Yes
Golden Novelty CompanyMade cast front cases that often housed Western Clock Clock Manufacturing Company or Western Clock Company movements.Yes
GruenBecame known as Gruen Watch Company in 1922.Yes
HamiltonHamilton Watch Company. Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Produced its first watch in 1893.Yes
HammondHammond Clock Company was founded in 1928 to produce electric clocks with a manual-starting synchronous motor. The company became known as the Hammond Instrument Company in 1937. They made clocks unti . . . Yes
HaydonForestville, Conn and other locations. Makers of electric synchronous motors.Yes
HECOHenry Coehler Company, New York. Importer of 400 day and cuckoo clocks, dealer for Junghans clocks in the 1950sYes
Hytron CorporationManufacturer of vacuum tubes. Bought out by CBS in 1951. Advertisements state that Hytron developed the GT tube starting in 1938, and the first miniature (baseless) tube also in 1938. Company location . . . Yes
IngersollThe Ingersoll Watch Company started as mail order business (R H Ingersoll & Bro) started in New York City in 1882 by 21-year-old Robert Ingersoll and his brother Charles Ingersoll.Yes
IngrahamElias Ingraham (1805–1885) was born in Marlborough, CT, and became a famous clock case maker and designer. In 1828 he came to Bristol, CT to design and make clock cases for George Mitchell, a succes . . . Yes
JunghansMaker of clocks and watches, still in existence, founded in Germany in 1861.Yes
Kern and SohnGerman maker of 400 day clocks in the 1950s.Yes
KundoBase company for Kieninger & Obergfell. Maker of 400 day clocks.Yes
LuxThe Lux Clock Manufacturing Company was founded in 1914 by Paul Lux.Yes
MidoA watch company founded in Switzerland in 1918. Well known for their Multifort line of wrist watch waches which are self-winding, waterproof and shock resistant. Today Mido is part of the Swatch Group . . . Yes
Minneapolis HoneywellMinneapolis-Honeywell was created by the merger of Honeywell Heating Specialty Company and Minneapolis Heat Regulator Company in 1927. (Source Wikipedia)Accurate Time Stamp CompanyYes
Montgomery WardMail order and department store retailer who marketed some clocks with their name on it.Yes
New England Watch CompanyThe Waterbury Watch Company was renamed the New England Watch Company in 1898. In 1914 Ingersoll purchased the New England Watch Company.Yes
New HavenChauncey Jerome (1793–1868) was an important figure in early American clock manufacturing. In 1816 he worked for Eli Terry and made the first pillar and scroll cases (to house wooden movements). In . . . Yes
ParkerMaker of alarm clocks in Meridan, Connecticut, ca. 1893 - 1934Yes
PlymouthName used by Seth Thomas in the 1930s - 1950s for a lower priced lines of clocks.Seth ThomasNo
RevereThe Revere Clock Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. Made chime and strike clocks using Telechron motors.TelechronNo
SalemSalem Clock Company, 75 Van Dyke Avenue, Hartford, Conn, 06114. Maker (reseller?) of nautical clocks, probably made in Germany.Yes
Sangamo Electric CompanyOriginal owner of the patents for the Sangamo motors used by Westclox and Seth Thomas.

The Sangamo Electric Company was founded in 1899. Made about 40 prototype clocks in 1924 (actually made by the . . .
Yes
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