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Final Program on "Scientific Timing" Presented

From The American Horologist and Jeweler magazine, October, 1946

Final Program on "Scientific Timing" Presented

Watchmaster Charlie Purdom, during his three weeks' stay in Denver, was aided by Mr. Hagans in preparing a comprehensive course in Scientific Timing for school and group educational use. Work was completed to the point that the courses could be finished and made ready for use in the very near future. 

Prior to Purdom's departure, all watchmakers in Colorado were invited to attend a meeting for watchmakers only, at which time the final program on this course was presented. The American Academy of Horology turned over its largest classroom for the meeting, which was held on a Sunday. Response was most gratifying; watchmakers from every section of the State were present. 





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