BALL Watch was
born when Webster Clay Ball from
Cleveland, Ohio, was enlisted by
Lake Shore Railroad as Chief Time
Inspector after a horrible crash.
Locomotives and watchmaking may seem
to run on different tracks. But
their stories entwined on a fateful
day in 1891, when two mail trains
collided in Ohio. Events that led to
the crash were simple enough: an
error in timekeeping due to faulty
Since then, it was
Ballís system that led to accuracy
and uniformity in timekeeping. Ballís accomplishments received
international acclaim, not only for
his civic contributions but also his
role in the history of horology.
Ball Watch Ė Since 1891, accuracy
under adverse conditions.