By the Numbers: Breaking Down 150 Years of JCK

28 Pages in the debut American Horological Journal. Just a few of the topics covered: “English Opinion of American Watch Manufacture,” “Pinions,” and “Watch and Chronometer Jewelling.” A lapel watch by Tiffany & Co.’s Paulding Farnham, inspired by a twig from a blossoming apple tree 548 Pages in the Feb. 5, 1919, Jewelers’ Circular-Weekly—our biggest issue ever. The 50th-anniversary issue looked back on 1860s jewelry fashions; declared a U.S. cameo-cutting renaissance; and profiled jewelers and manufacturers in Boston, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Providence, R.I.   330,000 Swiss watch imports in 1870, the year after the founding of the American Horological Journal Circa 1870 Breguet 18k gold open-faced watch; sold at Sotheby’s for $10,487 2.8 million Swiss watch imports in 2018 18k pink gold self-winding Royal Oak with alligator strap; $32,00

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