Aaron Dennison and the Waltham Watch Co.
During the 1800’s, handcrafted luxury goods such as pocket watches were made for those who could afford them. It’s as if tracking the progress of time was made for the wealthy. At the time, watch parts were made everywhere. Individuals would hand produced these parts to make a single watch. A man by the name of Aaron Dennison predicted that in 10 years, watches would be made by machinery. A completely radical idea in those days.He was ridiculed by many. He was, “the lunatic o