Pictured: Alonzo S. Thomas and Wife Annie, c.1907. “Old Bill - Our First Car. Year 1907. Built by Terry Stafford.” Image Courtesy of Kansas Memory. The Man Behind the Watch.
Pictured: Santa Fe Special Watch Adjustments Excerpt, c.1920 Santa Fe Watch Company Catalog In original promotional materials, the Santa Fe Watch Company always maintained a level of ambiguity when describing.
Pictured: “Join the Boosters” Santa Fe Watch Company Advertisement, The Topeka State Journal, July 2, 1915. In 1915, the Santa Fe Watch Company introduced a new “booster” program to increase.
Pictured: “Fire in Big Display Window,” The Topeka Daily Capital, November 7, 1913. To promote their new “Santa Fe Special” watch, the Santa Fe Watch Company arranged an elaborate display.
Pictured: The Santa Fe Watch Company Storefront at 821 Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas [Courtesy of Kansas Memory] During the early 1900s, the Santa Fe Watch Company became one of.
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.