Timex evolved from three notable 19th-century clockmakers: the Waterbury Clock Company, the Waterbury Watch Company, founded in 1880,  and Robert H. Ingersoll and Brothers, also an international manufacturer and marketer of pocket watches since 1881. Waterbury became known as the “Switzerland of America” during the 19th century.  Its sister company, Waterbury Watch, manufactured the first inexpensive pocket watch in 1880. By World War I, Waterbury began making wristwatches, which were just.. Read More