Based in Lancaster, PA, RGM Watches (Roland G. Murphy) harkens back to a day when it was the Americans who rivaled any timepiece the Swiss made. As a person with resounding appreciation for products Made In America, I’m totally fixated on RGM Watches. Constructed in the town where venerable brand Hamilton Watch Co. once resided, before they too were bought by the Swiss, RGM produces roughly 400 timepieces a year. The Model 222, a railroad style watch is part of the RGM Signature Series utilize some vintage Hamilton movements and dials, including the engraved details. This makes each watch unique and likely only a few hundred will ever be produced.
Of course, RGM produces many other timepieces, starting at just $1,750 – including those powered by the RGM Caliber 801, the first caliber to be produced in America in 35 years. Whether you share in your fellow man’s love of watches, it’s still worth a browse to see some beautiful domestically crafted pieces.