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NEW MODEL: “Baseball in Enamel”

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

RGM’s Pennsylvania Series 801 – “Baseball in Enamel” While touring the National Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia, Pennsylvania, USA three or four years ago, our founder Roland G. Murphy became intrigued by a display of watches with unique enamel dials. The collection included a rare 1892 American Waltham Watch Co. pocket watch that housed […]

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NEW MODEL: Pro Aviator

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: September 30, 2014

The RGM 151A “Pro Aviator” from “America’s Premier Watchmaker” At RGM, we believe that our watches should represent tradition with innovation. We also listen closely to the opinions of our customers. Many of our clients opt to completely custom design their timepiece; others prefer less complex options that still make their watch distinctive. In this […]

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Beyond Switzerland

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: September 25, 2014

Beyond Switzerland: “If you thought great timepieces were strictly a Swiss tradition, get set as watches once again go global” By Laurie Kahle Cigar aficionado, April 2014, pp. 124-132 Also based in Pennsylvania, Roland G. Murphy’s namesake RGM brand is the only one that has managed to make three calibers domestically with 90 percent of […]

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The Art of Time

Written by: rgmdesigns | Published on: September 22, 2014

The Art of Time: A look inside the LUXURY TIMEPIECES of RGM Watch Company By Eric Tegler Taken from Celebrated Living, Autumn 2014 edition, pp. 36-39 Glance at the watch on your wrist. It may be modest or magnificent but, almost certainly, it isn’t American-made. The modern watch business is dominated by European and Asian […]

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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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