Pictured: U.S. Navy Fleet, c.1911 Burlington Watch Company Catalog The United States Naval fleet gained national attention after completing the “1908 World’s Cruise,” showcasing the strength and prowess of the.
Pictured: Members and Guests at the Annual Meeting of the Michigan Retail Jewelers’ Association at Detroit, Jewelers’ Circular, July 1908. While the Burlington Watch Company strategically positioned itself in the.
Pictured: “Cheaper to Re-Import Watches,” Burlington Watch Company Catalog, c.1911. In an attack on the unscrupulous methods of the “watch trust,” the Burlington Watch Company exposed the drastic price differential.
Pictured: “Exposed! Trust Method Contracts,” Burlington Watch Company Catalog, c.1911. The Burlington Watch Company leveraged its fight against the “watch trust” to elicit respect from potential customers for their noble.
Pictured: The Babson Bros. Warehouse in Chicago, Edison Phonograph Monthly, May 1907 The Babson Bros. operated their enormous mail-order business enterprise from the west side of Chicago, fulfilling orders as.
Pictured: “Burlington Special” Whimsical Dial Variants Compared [Variant 2 Image Courtesy of Pocket Watch Database Contributor “ngleasonmke”] Two distinct variants of the standard whimsical “Burlington Special” dial were furnished on.