Joel's gorgeous specimen!
Lot # 173 in 6/21/09 sale
#601 is in the Donald Barrett Collection
Jeff's replacement dial on 603 was intended for a new product described in the Ball 1902 Factory Catalog. ( See page 59 of Ehrhardt's American Pocket Watch 1977 Price Indicator.)
"You will find the trade marks branded on the dials and driven in the plates of all the movements." "..........Official O.R.T Standard, official RR Standard and the Official 999 Standard watches are a new designed model, identically the same in grade finish and quality, excepting their respective trade marks,"