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East Boston Airport Timed By Waltham

From The American Horologist and Jeweler magazine, July, 1946

East Boston Airport Timed By Waltham


Officially chosen to time the new Logan International Airport, East Boston, Massachusetts, the Waltham Watch Company has installed a score of synchronous clocks at every vantage point in the new airport buildings. "Waltham Watch Time" is etched in a metal ring encircling each clock.

Timing more airlines than all other watches combined, Waltham has now added the Logan International Airport in its campaign to make the air traveler aware of the accuracy and dependability of Waltham Watches. 


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