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Watch Dials - Radium, Elgin Watch Co Object Reg. No: ST 039770

Summary:
2 watch dials with radium paint, Elgin Watch Company, Elgin, Illinois, United States of America.

Luminous radium dials were first used from about 1910, and very popular in the 1920s and 1930s, until the hazards assoicated with radium became apparent.
Acquisition Information:
Unknown from Unknown
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 4 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: radium, watch components, watches, watch dials
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: components
Maker: Elgin National Watch Co, Elgin, Illinois, United States of America

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