National Geographic : 1923 Dec
A lecture-room blackboard in the Elgin Watchmakers' College The technique of professional watch. making is founded on a science that penetrates deep into abstruse mathe matics and physics. In the College lec ture-room are laid down the principles which are then putinto practice at the work-bench. Elgin looks way beyond 1923 'TheWatchmakers' College does that ELGIN service through the jeweler has been celebrated for years. In scope and care it ranks first and Elgin users have been getting the benefit of it right in their own home town for a long time. But today the Elgin vision goes still further. * * * So in 1920 the Elgin Watchmakers' College was established and endowed. Here, studying for as many as four years under teachers of international reputation, areyoung men from all over the nation who have an instinctive re gard for fine mechanisms and delicate handwork. Here, too, are experienced watchmakers and time inspectors who have come to the college for a year's intensive study to perfect themselves still further. These men will know watches and love watches. From their Watchmak ers' College they will bring their ser vice to you and look after your watch in the same professional spirit that shows itselfin making an Elgin Watch. ELGIN The Professional Timekeeper ELGIN NATIONAL WATCH COMPANY, ELGIN, U. S. A. "