Pictured: Non-Magnetic Watch Company Advertisement, Western Electrician, January 26, 1889 As more testimonials for the Non-Magnetic Watch Company were submitted, the company featured several key endorsements in advertisements. One advertisement.
Pictured: “Paillard’s Non-Magnetic Balances” Illustrations (Theodore Gribi), Western Electrician, September 22, 1888 After non-magnetic watches and anti-magnetic shields were introduced to the market in the 1880s, the industry was flooded.
Pictured: Illustration Demonstrating the Magnetic Field of a Magnetized Watch, “Magnetism in Watches” by Charles K. Giles, Western Electrician, June 30, 1888 As non-magnetic watches and anti-magnetic shields gained popularity.
Pictured: An Anti-Magnetic Shield on an Elgin 18-Size Watch, c.1890s. In the March 1888 edition of the Journal of the Franklin Institute, Professor Edwin J. Houston published a comprehensive article.
Pictured: Portrait of Edwin James Houston. In the March 1888 edition of the Journal of the Franklin Institute, Professor Edwin J. Houston published a comprehensive article exploring several experiments conducted.
Pictured: J.J. Badollet Repeater, Produced for the Geneva Non-Magnetic Watch Company, [Image Courtesy of Jones & Horan Auctions] The Geneva Non-Magnetic Watch Company was initially organized in 1886 to facilitate.