National Geographic : 1937 Feb
syL SOF xplouSBOF say LEADERS OF HAZARDOUS BAY OF FUNDY EXPEDITION "BAY OF FUNDY CALLING" . . . Kent's Island base station short-wave transmitter keeps in touch with field party on Hamilton-timed schedule. LONELY Kent's Island at the mouth of the stormy Bay of Fundy .. . battered by storms, often hidden in dense fog. Here a Bowdoin Expedition carried on in 1936 the Bowdoin tradition of exploration and scientificresearch created by Robert Peary and Donald MacMillan. And here, again, Hamilton time played a vital part in their work. In surveying, in navigation, in radio contacts between the ex pedition's base and field groups, Hamilton Watches were used ex clusively. Writes W. A . O . Gross, expedition leader, "The Hamilton is the finest explorer's watch ever produced." Hamilton time is "official time" wherever in today's world accu racy is essential. Hamilton makes no watch with less than 17 jewels, no watch cased in less than high est quality platinum, solid gold or gold filled. Is your watch depend- able, accurate - a Hamilton?If not, see your jeweler, or write for our illustrated folder. Hamilton Watch Company, 882 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Exclusive Hamilton Features. Hamilton Watches have Elinvar hairsprings, pro tecting their accuracy against magnetic cur rents, temperature variations, and rusty hairsprings. (Exclusive licensee under U. S . Elinvar patents.) Hamilton accuracy is doubly protected by the exclusive Hamilton Time-Microscope. (Reg. U.S . Pat. Off.) (Top to Bottom) VILMA. 17 jewels. 14K gold filled. 14K gold filled chain bracelet. $50. EILEEN. 17 jewels. 10K gold filled. Silk cord. $40. SECKRON. 17 jewels. 14K gold filled. Double-duty dial. $55. MORLEY. 17 jewels. 10K gold filled. With black numeral dial, $37.50. With applied gold numeral dial, $40. Other Hamiltons, $37.50 to $1500.