Digital Commonwealth

1. Mr. Jones buys a Swiss watch for $20. 2. He misses his train as his watch is never correct. 3. Takes Swiss watch to watchmaker and is told it will cost three dollars to repair. 4. He is disgusted with the Swiss watch and throws it away. 5. Buys a Waterbury, which cost $4 and can be repaired at a low price. 6. He is now always son time to catch the train and keep his engagements. 7. He beats the record by the Waterbury. Buy the Waterbury.

Viewing image 1 of 2
  • image 1
  • image 2

Item Information

Title:
1. Mr. Jones buys a Swiss watch for $20. 2. He misses his train as his watch is never correct. 3. Takes Swiss watch to watchmaker and is told it will cost three dollars to repair. 4. He is disgusted with the Swiss watch and throws it away. 5. Buys a Waterbury, which cost $4 and can be repaired at a low price. 6. He is now always son time to catch the train and keep his engagements. 7. He beats the record by the Waterbury. Buy the Waterbury.
Date:
[ca. 1870–1900]
Format:
Postcards/Cards
Genre:
Advertising cards
Location:
Boston Public Library
Print Department
Shoes (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
19th Century American Trade Cards
Subjects:
Men
Clocks & watches
Horses
Chariots
Extent:
1 print : chromolithograph ; 15 x 9 cm.
Permalink:
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Notes (date):
Date supplied by cataloger.
Notes:
Title from item.
Retailer: Manhattan Hardware Company, 503 Third Avenue.
Language:
English
Accession #:
10_03_002591