National Geographic : 1920 Jul
Engineer Frank R. Lippincott pilots the "Twentieth Century Limited" out of Chicago on its firstlap to New York. A real veteran is Engineer Lippincott-an engineer for forty years, and pilot of the "Century" since that famous train was firstinaugurated. A quarter of a century as engineer on one of the world's fastest trains qualifies a man as a judge of watches. Engineer Lippincott carries a Hamilton-has. for the last ten years. jamiuitontLah "The Watch of Railroad Accuracy" A Railroad Watch, Like the Air-Brake, Must be Unfailing Railroads are run on watch time, and it's not exaggerating to say that present day railway service depends as much on accurate watches as it does on air-brakes and semaphore signals. Railroad men must have reliable and accurate watches. The Hamilton Watch has become the most popular watch among railroad men because it is truly dependable. Every Hamilton is made right and with care stays right throughout its long life. Why shouldn't you have a Hamilton? It would cost you no more. The same painstaking workmanship that builds ac curacy into a watch also gives it extra years of service. Besides, there's the sat- isfaction and the convenience of having reliable instead of approximate time. The Hamilton Watch makes an ideal gift-a subtle compliment, a splendid reward, a lasting token of regard. On any occasion when a gift is to be made, a Hamilton Watch would be fitting and appropriate. From sturdy railroad types to ladies' exquisite bracelet models, there is every desirable kind of watch in the Hamilton line. Your jeweler will be glad to show you some of them at any time. Prices range from $40 to $200. Movements alone, $22 (in Canada $25.50) and up. Send for "The Timekeeper"-an interesting booklet about the manufacture and care of fine watches. The different Hamiltons are illustrated and prices given. HAMILTON WATCH COMPANY - - Lancaster, Penna. "Mention The Geographic-It identifies you"