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Invited to tour RGM Watch Company!

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: June 24, 2014

You are cordially invited to tour RGM Watch Company and the NAWCC Museum Because of the success of our 20th anniversary event two years ago, we have decided to open our doors again for a behind-the-scenes tour of RGM on Saturday, September 27, 2014. Many of you know how passionate Roland Murphy is about preserving [...]

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Interact with RGM

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: June 3, 2014

INTERACT WITH RGM ON SOCIAL MEDIA! Keep up to date with RGM by following us on social media. Find out what’s new; learn about special offers, contests and upcoming events at RGM. See you online!

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Tachometer & Telemeter Scale

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: February 12, 2014

Tachometer Scale The tachometer scale is calibrated to show the speed of a moving object, such as a vehicle, over a known distance. The standard length on which the calibration is based is always shown on the dial, e. g. 1,000, 200 or 100 meters, or, as in this case, one mile. As the moving [...]

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Pennsylvania Magazine

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: January 10, 2014

Pennsylvania Watchmaking: A Time-Honored Tradition Lancaster County, once known as the cradle of the American watchmaking industry, has a rich history in timekeeping. The Hamilton Watch Company in Lancaster produced its first watch here in 1893 and over the next century would make some of the finest timepieces in the world. With such a rich [...]

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RGM & The NFL Champions

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: January 3, 2014

Roland Murphy delivers custom RGM to Coach Harbaugh of 2012/13 NFL Champions Although RGM Watch Company is proud to carry the banner of American Watchmaking and to continue the heritage of horological accomplishment in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, our founder, Roland Murphy, was actually born just down Rte. 83 in Baltimore, Maryland. As a native of [...]

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Custom Tourbillon Pendant

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: November 1, 2013

When considering your options for a custom timepiece from RGM Watch Company, what possibilities come to mind? Perhaps you favor unconventional guilloché patterns or custom skeletonization for the movement, personalized printing or engraving on the dial, or specially colored straps made from exotic skins? The client who ordered a recent creation to be produced in [...]

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Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: June 26, 2013

RGM’S CALIBER 20: The response to RGM’s announcement of our third in-house movement, Caliber 20, has been strong and positive. We’re glad to say that the first completed watches are already coming out of Mount Joy. The first example to be shipped from RGM’s workshop (pictured) was a custom order, and features some very special [...]

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RGM’s toughest watch just got tougher…!

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: May 9, 2013

RGM Model 300 Ceramic Bezel  Insert RGM’s toughest watch just got  tougher… ! The RGM Model 300 Diver, favored  alike by hobbyist outdoorsmen and professional divers has recently received an  upgrade to the graduated bezel insert.  Experienced divers know that the rotating bezel of their timepiece is  often subjected to shock or contact with undersea [...]

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20th Anniversary “Caliber 20″

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: January 21, 2013

Our Third in-house movement “Caliber 20″ is our first with a Motor Barrel.  Top grade American railroad watches from the past had a “Motor Barrel” , models like the Illinois Bunn Special , Hamilton 950 , and others from great American Watch Brands. The “Motor Barrel” is an American invention and was used only on [...]

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You’re Invited: Tour of the RGM Watch Co.

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: July 24, 2012

You are cordially invited…Tour of the RGM Watch CO & the NAWCC Museum. Since it’s founding in 1992, RGM has become a well-known brand among watch aficionados and collectors. As we are a small company who’s focus is on creating a limited number of bespoke, unique timepieces each year, RGM is not often able to [...]

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