Vintage Ramblings

Most of what's here will deal with Vintage and Pocket Watch collecting.

  1. Great American Watch Companies - Hampden

    The Hampden Watch Company was by no means the largest and best known American watchmaker but its story is indeed one of the most interesting ones.
    Hampden has its roots in the Mozart Watch Company founded by Don Mozart in Providence RI in 1864. Mozart's initial commercial attempt was a failure and other investors reorganized the company in 1867 as the New York Watch Company and moved it to Springfield MA.
    Things went better in Springfield but eventually the New York Watch Company had ...
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