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Waltham Watch Company

From The American Horologist magazine, May 1938

Waltham Watch Company

Waltham watches, created and manufactured in New England, are as well known as our Convention City. More than 28,000,000 Waltham watches have been sold during the last 84 years. But even this gigantic Waltham sales figure is relatively insignificant when compared to Waltham's extensive contributions to the science of watch-making.


The company is exceedingly proud of the great record of the Waltham Watch Company. This company is a world institution and the story behind it is a thrilling one of conquest and victory-of the men who shaped the character of a great commercial enterprise until it resembles in almost every detail the daily struggle of every man to master his own destiny.


To know the story of this company and its struggle for existence in its early years is to realize what can be accomplished by Americans and Horologists. We, today, in Horological Associations are facing a similiar experience and we, too, will succeed and will look back upon our every experience as the Waltham Watch Company has, and with the same pride of their achievements and success.


Be in Boston, May 16th, 17th and 18th, become incensed with the spirit of the pioneers, we are pioneers in this work, many have lead the way, yet like all undertakings, the early pioneers could go just so far as their lives and experience would permit. "We Horologists today must carryon to the ultimate success of all previous men; it is our heritage, we must not fail in our work. It is expected of us and we will SUCCEED.

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