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No. 162, No. 159, White Gold Filled, $60 Gold Filled, $70 14 kt. Gold, 18 kt. White $100 Gold, $100 Official Government Observatory Awards in Accuracy Contests U. S. Naval Observatory,Wash ington, D. C.-S ince 1916 more Longines passed and were ac cepted than all other competing watches combined. The official watch for U. S. Naval Torpedo Boat Service. Neuchatel Observatory, Switzer land. -During 1924 and 1925, 21 first prizes. Since 1905, 397awards. WHETHER the flight be over the Sbleak and barren wastes of the Arctic regions, or a mighty sweep from New York to Berlin, Longines accuracy has proved invaluable to pilots in calculating their position. Commander De Pinedo wrote,"After 17,000 miles of flying I easily found the little island of Noronha, owing to the perfect performance of the Longines Chronometers." Chamber lin-Levine wrote, "They gave entire satisfaction and were Lucky instru ments.". Longines record is unique in the history of chronometric sci ence. Leading Government Observa tories, the world over, have honored it with the highest awards-for ac curacy. A. WITTNAUER CO. ESTABLISHED 1866 NEW YORK MONTREAL CHICAGO GENEVA No. 175, Gold Filled, $35 14 kt. Gold, $100 and up NINE GRAND PRIZES Writefor booklet and name of nearest Longines Jeweler. Official Government Observatory Awards in Accuracy Contests Geneva Observatory, Switzer land.- In 1925 Longines again re ceived first prize of series, dupli cating results of 1923 and 1924. Kew-Teddington Observatory, England.- - 141 awards in Accura cy Contests since 1910 (1918 year's record for the best performance). Since 1919 every LonginesWatch submitted passed trial with men tion "especially good." PRESS OF JUDD & DETWEILER, INC. WASHINGTON. D. C. WAT C - '