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New Technical Member

From The American Horologist and Jeweler magazine, April, 1942

New Technical Member

Mr. Jacob L. Hagelow has been appointed a member at the Technical Board.

Mr. Hagelow is instructor at Elgin Watchmakers College, is a Certified Watchmaker, has received his Certificate of Recognition from the American Time Products, Inc., indicating his proficiency in the operation of the Watchmaster Watch Rate Recorder and its use in repairing and adjusting watches. Mr. Hagelow also has watch factory experience, having worked in the Elgin National Watch Co. He has also had Retail Store Experience. In the past he has written several articles for the American Horologist and we are pleased to have Mr. Hagelow on the Technical Board.

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