This post was originally published by Miquel Angel Cladera on his exceptional blog at SaFonaGastroCrono. The English translation has been provided by Google Translate with minor edits for proper clarification..
“Our 21 Jewel Smashes Prices” Baltimore and Ohio Magazine, September 1920. In contrast to the Santa Fe Watch Company that sold watches with identical traits, the Burlington Watch Company never.
Pictured: Advertisement for the Santa Fe Special and Illinois Special Watches published in The Topeka State Journal, May 7, 1915. The actual purchase price of the Santa Fe Special watches.
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: Santa Fe Special Watch Movement, Manufactured by the Illinois Watch Company, c.1919. During the 1910s, the “Santa Fe Special” became one of the most popular trade names applied to.
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.