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: First Sales Advertisement for the Santa Fe Special Watch published in The Topeka State Journal, November 5, 1913. On November 5, 1913, the “Santa Fe Special” watch was introduced.
Pictured: B.W. Raymond #180892 with Double-Sunk “Pennsylvania Railroad” Dial by the National Watch Company, c.1872. Around 1870, the National Watch Company began furnishing watches featuring custom-marked hand-painted dials for use.
Pictured: Closeup. Double-Sunk “Pennsylvania Railroad” Dial by the National Watch Company, c.1872. [Elgin B.W. Raymond Movement #180892] While stringent specifications eventually dictated the type of dial that was approved for.
Pictured: “Are You Being Handicapped with an Inaccurate Watch?” Advertisement Featuring the No. 527/576 Style Dial, Baltimore and Ohio Employees Magazine, June 1920. The No. 257 (18-Size) and No. 576.
Pictured: “Accuracy First is Safety First” Advertisement Featuring the No. 106/436 Style Dial, Baltimore and Ohio Employees Magazine, November 1914. The No. 106 (18-Size) and No. 436 (16-Size) dials were.