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1904 Elgin Timemakers and Timekeepers

This booklet introduced the Veritas line and ties the developments of railroads with the developments of watches. It was offered to dealers in a series of advertisements to railroaders in 1906 and in the introductory ads for the Veritas model in 1901.

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The watch factory ca 1904

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The watch and the railroads are linked...

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More than 11 million sold, more than any other company

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Elgins are accepted by RR inspectors

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Elgins are conservatively designed

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Locomotives have also improved

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Introducing the "Veritas" models

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Veritas are designed for railroaders

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Veritas mainspring

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A Veritas will run 42 hrs

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That is 18 hrs longer than most watches

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Uses a jeweled motor barrel

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Veritas hairspring

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Each hairspring is made for a particular watch

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Veritas jeweling

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Veritas Adjustments

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Temperatue adjustments

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Isochronic adjustments

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Positional Adjustments

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Before shipping, it is regulated

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Perfect for the railroader

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Buy a watch case from your jewelers

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18s Veritas Model No. 214

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18s Veritas Model No. 239

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18s Veritas Model B. W. Raymond No. 240

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In addition to the Veritas, two 16s

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16s Bridge Model No. 270

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16s Bridge Model No. 280

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Father Time

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