Pictured: Watch Diagram Enlarged, “Fighting the Trust” Burlington Special Watch Advertisement, Popular Mechanics, November 1909 As soon as the “Burlington Special” hit the market in 1908, the watch quickly became.
Pictured: Watch Diagram Enlarged, “Fighting the Trust” Burlington Special Watch Advertisement, Missouri Valley Farmer (Topeka, Kansas), June 1908 The earliest advertisements by the Burlington Watch Company included a detailed diagram.
Pictured: Raymond Otis Wales, The Topeka State Journal, July 31, 1917. The Man Behind the Advertising The Santa Fe Watch Company relied heavily on successful advertising campaigns to sell their.
Pictured: Santa Fe Special Watch Endorsement by Santa Fe Railroad Engineer Edward Whitcomb, The Topeka Daily Capital, October 7, 1914 The validity of a “railroad grade” classification is frequently questioned.
Pictured: “Many Want To Pay Cash” Excerpt, c.1920 Santa Fe Watch Company Catalog The payment terms offered by the Santa Fe Watch Company changed over time. During the 1920s, customers.
Pictured: Dial Options for the Santa Fe Special Watch, c.1920 Santa Fe Special Catalog The Santa Fe Watch Company offered a variety of dials on their “Santa Fe Special” watches..