National Geographic : 1921 Sep
Through the Ages with Father Time - THE QORSICAN -Then and Now e /APOLEON wore, at the battle of Austerlitz in 1805, a Pedometer Watch made for him by Breguet. The great Corsican's restless stride S' automaticallykept this novel timepiece rewound. "That famous gesture," ventures a modern wit, "that impressive pacing up and down with bent head, One of the Corsican was believed by most biographers to register 'meditation' Series of/gin Watches -but doubtless Napoleon was only winding his watch!" -" with the bow shaped ike Napoleon's cam- Time, to this Nineteenth Century Caesar, was the paign hat" **** t biggest word in the world. Time fought on his side at , Austerlitz-tardiness proved his Waterloo. It is fitting that his amazing grasp of the value of Time should be Commemorated in modern watchmaking. 11 lii The "Corsican" of today-a series of super watches 10 is considered the most notable example of distinctive period design yet produced by the creators of those masterpieces of the Twentieth Century- The Pedometer WVatch To the Children Captain Tick is back! Hisfifth pic ture book, "Adven tures in Search of Father Time," is now ready. Ask your Jeweler for your FREE copy of this beautiful new book -, * 11ateriai, construction ad justments and service cov ered by theElginGuarantee S":-'^-^ 1W PRESS or JUDD & DETWEILER, INC. WASHINGTON, D. C.