National Geographic : 1925 Oct
Official Government Observatory Awards At U. S. Naval Observatory-Washington: Longines have been first in order of merit in all International Trials. Since 1916 more Longines Watches passed six months' Accuracy Trial and were accept ed than those of all other competing firms combined. At Geneva Observatory-Switzerland:This year Longines again obtained first prize of series, duplicating results of 1923 and 1924; also obtained many additional in dividual prizes. At Neuchatel Observatory- Switzerland: 365 awards in Accuracy Contests since 1905. During 1924 Longines received 17 first prizes. At Kew Teddington Observatory-England: 132 awards in Accuracy Contests since 1910 (1918 year's record for the best performance.) Since 1919 every Lon gines Watch submitted passed trial with mention "especially good." WITTNAVER Co. WATCHES w3Ce would say "Longines Ask the man in the observatory, who tests time pieces for the Government, which watch has won most honors for accuracy in the severe six months' tests. He would say "Longines". Go to the finest jewelers in New York, Paris, London-any of the great cities-and ask them about Longines Watches. They will show you Longines Watches and tell you of Longines proved, tested accuracy. Then ask an owner ofa Longines about his watch. Let him tell you of its accuracy, showyou its beauty, and explain why it is such a prized possession. Yet you can buy a Longines for $35 or up to $1000. Give us the privilege of sending you a booklet and telling you of a jeweler near you who will show you Longines Watches. ATCH WATCH A. WITTNAUER CO., New York, Chicago, Montreal, Geneva Established 1866 lQ- PRESS OF JUDD & DETWEILER, INC. WASHINGTON. D. C .