Definitely made by the parent company of Trenton, Columbus Forge and Iron Company of Columbus, Ohio, probably for a hardware wholesaler (they made them for at least 15 other companies), thus the A in the serial number. That number if there is no second 7 at the end puts it around 1900. They are good anvils, congratulations! Antique 1899 TRENTON Anvil 146lb Blacksmith Farrier - $1,200. Anvils of America puts the date of manufacture at 1899 according to the serial number. The rebound on this is very good. Did a ball bearing test and it came back to the height it was dropped. Yes, either an Arm and Hammer or a Trenton. If that stamp is 85 A88181 it's a Trenton made around 1909. Arm and Hammer numbers never got that high, and are usually centered or to the left. The stamping on the side is probably a wholesale house private mark, but I can't find it in the book.
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Including Serial Numbers, Grades and Production Dates
Trenton, New Jersey
1885 - 1908
The Trenton Watch Company was a successor to the New Haven Watch Company, which had been started in 1883 in New Haven, Connecticut, but had undergone financial reorganization in 1887.
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The Trenton Watch Factory, Trenton,
New Jersey, as it would have appeared in 1895.
Trenton produced nearly two million watches, most of which were lower to mid-grade pieces in the 7-9-11 jewel range. Most of the watches produced were intended for the domestic market, but factory records indicate that some watches were produced for export to England around the turn of the century. Trenton was subsequently sold to Ingersoll in 1908.
Trenton-produced watches were marketed under a variety of brand names, including: Trenton, Ingersoll Trenton, Fortuna, Calumet USA, Advance Watch Co, Marvel Watch Co, Reliance Watch Co, Locomotive Special and Engineers Special. Both the Engineers Special and Locomotive Special were marked as 23-jewel watches, even though they had only 7 functional jewels.. the others were fake and were entirely for appearance! Similarly, the watches sold under the Marvel Watch Co. brand-name were marked 23-jewels, even though all but 7 jewels were non-functional. Some of these 'fake jewel' watches can be quite collectible today.
Trenton also produced two 18-size fly-back chronograph models, both with 9 jewels. Based on a Grade 40 or 41 with chronograph modifications, the watches were produced in limited quantity, and these watches are considered to be quite rare and collectible today.
Trenton Watch Company
Total Production: Approx. 1.2 Million Watches
Trenton Anvil Company
|1887-1889||2001 - 61,000||18||1|
|1889 - 1891||64,001 - 135,000||18||2|
|1891 - 1898||135,001 - 201,000||18||3|
|1899 - ??||201,001 - 300,000||18||6|
|1891 - 1900||300,001 - 500,000||18||4|
|1892 - 1897||500,001 - 600,000||6|
|1894 - 1899||650,001 - 700,000||16|
|1898 - 1900||700,001 - 750,000||6||2|
|1900 - 1904||750,001 - 800,000||18||4|
|1896 - 1900||850,001 - 900,000||12||1|
|1898 - 1903||900,001 - 1,100,000||18||5|
|1902 - 1907||1,300,001 - 1,400,000||18||6|
|1900 - 1903||2,000,001 - 2,075,000||6||2|
|1902 - 1905||2,075,001 - 2,160,000||6||3 LS|
|1905 - 1907||2,160,001 - 2,250,000||6||3 PS|
|1899 - 1902||2,500,001 - 2,600,000||3/0||1|
|1905 - 1906?||2,800,001 - 2,850,000||6||3 PS|
|1900 - 1904||3,000,001 - 3,139,000||16||2|
|1903 - 1907||3,139,001 - 3,238,000||16||3 OF|
|1903 - 1907||3,500,001 - 3,600,000||16||3 HC|
|1905 - 1907||4,000,001 - 4,100,000||0||1|
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