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IIow many of our readers will Imvo ta
hesitate! tlt havo no watch' or "ray
watch has stopped." Or, perhaps your.
watch is running iasu or biuw. xnuv
chanccs in ten yo a cannot toll tho cor
You know, I beliovo thero is nothing
liafc itiflinalofl more in anv man or an '
lady an air of being somebody, of being
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to carry a reany urat-wuBB, uuu'iuuaiujj
You can afford to savo on many or
dinary luxuries In ordor to possess
bucIl a timo-piccG. 'mat is wny wo
aro particularly glad to call your at
tention to tho great watch offer on
this page an offer that is enthusi
Vou May Buy on Time
For although it costs more than the
(ordinary "cheap" watches, it is sold on
a direct oiler at the positive rock-bottom
price, and in addition those who prefer
to ouy .on time can got easy payments
at $2.00 a month and yet at the rock
Such is tho offer made direct to the
public by the largo and fearless concern,
.the Burlington Watch Company.
And this has been made necessary on
account of tho way manufacturers and
(dealers in tlus watch trade liang to
cottier in boosting other goods.
" If you aro posted on watches you have
undoubtedly heard heretofore of tho fac
tory producing Burlington watches j and
now you have tho opportunity to own
whs ausoiuteiy superior timepiece
thanks to tho special direct offer.
IWliat if tho watch does cost a little
more than the "cheap," inferior watches
you can get it lor $2.50 a month at
tho very rock-bottom prico, and with the
UUJfiincton direct guarantee. It is tho
most economical watch in tho long run.1
Beautiful Watch Pleases All
Yes, I am enthusiastic about this Bur
lineton Special no-trust watch, for '.
heard of this latest superb product of
tho Burlington Company a short time
aco, oven before it was ready lor sale.
Aa soon as tho watches wcro put on sale
I bought one and showed it to my
You ought to havo heard how they
were pleased and surprised. Pleased
when I showed them tho caso, the doublo-
sunk dial, tho delicately fine movements
finnaf. watches. I
Surprised when I told them tho prico
a direct to tho consumer no-trust
prico on this superb Burlington Special
, "Well, after I had bought my watch a
lady neighbor of ours bought one also
tho ladies' Burlington watch and surely
if you had seen it well,. I know, you
would not, think of buying any other
kind of watch for your wife, daughter
or aaay menu.
Better Not Miss This C banco
Now do not miss an opportunity like
this. Just consider what a fine thing
it is for a man a young man or an
older man to own tho suporb "and latest
product of the honest, roliablo Burling
ton factory tho greatest factory tho
world has over known, not in quantity
of product but in quality. No matter
whether you aro employed on a salary
or aro in business for yourself, or aro
running a farm, you ought to havo this
Tho Burlington watch book, which you
can get free, quotes surprising rock bot
tom prices on all Burlington Special
watches one-half and less than one-half
tho price ordinarily charged for first
. And if you do not want to nav cash
in full you can pay $2.50, per month
$2.50 a month for only part of a year
and then tho payments cease, but your
fino Burlington Special watch goes on,
year after year, faithfully ticking off
tho seconds and accurately recording tho
timo from decado to decado.
You aro advised once moro not to
overlook this offer. Sign tho coupon
now and Cot a fron hnnlr nf wnf-nli
facts and prices on tho superb Bur
lington Special wrtch. Better attend
to tnis at onco. B u riington Watch Co.
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Of the most remarkable offer
ever made on a high-grade watch.
Write At Qtwo for' Our Tree Book on
Watches. This fr6e- book; will tell you not
only about the trust, but especially about
the remarkable offer on the Burlington,
Got Posted on watches on -the fine points of
superior quality in watches (on the secret trust
price and the No-trust prices) get posted before
you buy a watch. Get our booklet and copy of our
1,000 Ch alien
to the Walfham and the Elgin
How the GhaltmngB Startmdl Tho Waltham Watch Cora,
pany published a challenge to all foreign factories to put 50 for
eign watches against 50 Waltham watches in a competitive test
of tlrao kccplnd, tho wholo 100 watches to becomo the property
of the winner. For copy of this challengo get our free booklet.
WIty Did th Wat ham Company carefully con fino its
challenge to foreign competitors? Of course the Waltham can
afford to challengo wiss watches, for Amorican-raado watches
aro certainly better but would tho Waltham daro to faco a test
with tho Burlington ? Or would tho Elgin darm 7
buys the Burlington Special (acknowledged the
finest and hestmadfi watch in t;1ia wnvlrH mid n-h
the Rock-Bottom, NO TRUST, direct price. Wg Gf'a"en9e" Waltham (afeo Elgin)
Send coupon below and get full explanation (free) of
We have deposited in the Colonial T. & St. Bank of Chicago
$1,000.00 in cash to be forfeited to the idinncr. We absolutely
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tno most remarkable offer ever made on any watch. Elgin) of the same size and grade; and we make this challenge
trrespecuve oj price, jsu ma.ttjsk WJtiAT Jfitium me
Wo ship your choico of watch-on np. Waltham or Elgin charge. The loser in this contest is to for
TJroval.monaidtvjour choice of ladv's feit his $1,000.00. llic bank now holds the $1,000.00. Why do
or gentleman's open faco or hunting case). You risk absolutely notthe waltham or Elgin accept this challenge ? Why not r
CALL THH DIG FACTORIES A TRUST BECAUSE (with
tho orlccs on over twenty similar movements EXACTLY
Sign the coupon and get the FREE Burlington catalog, identical) tiiey have a mutual arrangement of
NVIILtL UN VIIANUL Ut PHICCS.
No Money Downs
or jrentleman'a oncn faco or
nothing you pay nothing not ono cent unless you want tho great up
offer after seeing and thoroughly inspecting the watch. t.
Charles Butler, of the "Woman's
WorlaVhas one of the Burlington Special
Watches, and he wants to assure ycTu that
it is an absolutely magnificent time-piece.
Indeed, this is a rare opportunity to get
the superbly beautiful Burlington at a
rock bo'ttom direct offer. He says, in his
paper, that he should like to see his read
ers posted on the inside facts of the watch
business and asks them to write for the
free Burlington "Watch Book.
B3o Not Mass this opportunity to get the best
watch made anywhere in the world not the big
gest seller, bub acknowledged among experts as
the bost the genuine BURLINGTON watch sold
by our no-trust plan on a rock-bottom offer
at no-trust price one price, direct to the public
(and, if desired, on terms of $2.50 a month).
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BE SURE io WBto for this booklet tolling all
about this challenge, and pointing out tho super
ior quality of the Burlington (at its one direct
price), and giving you other facts of. importance
about watches, especially trust watches.
And the FACTS In this booVlet with reports from ths Congressional Itccorda,
speeches In Congress, nud briefs now before tho Department or JiiHtlco in
Washington, will quickly convlnco you that tho American pcoplo aro paying two
prices for touio of tho best known makes of watches,
THIS BOOKLET will quickly convince you, too, that you do
want a no-trust watch miulo In a eraullor but bottor -factory tho
lndopondout fuctory that la flRhtlntrtiio trust a best it can by Blvlns
hotter quality and Bunorlor workmanship throughout; tho book will
convince jrou that tho Burlington watch, on which thuro Is only ono rock-bottom
price (tho same rock-bottom prico ovory where) is THE watch for tho discrimi
nating buyer; that It is THE watch for tho man or
woman wiio wants, not the lareest selling branu
wiucn ecryw)(iy lias, but tho best wnicn, me
waicn bought by experts, THE watcli tnai is
ausoiuteiy ported In Its many nouns 01
superiority tho Burlington watch, acnu
letter or postal or sign coupon today Jmt
.your name and address and tho f ice Bur
lington book will bo sent at onco.
TEAR OUT ALONG DOTTED LINE
BURLINGTON WATCH CO.,' Dept. 4I0Z Millard Station, CHICAGO
-BURLINGTON WATCH CO.
Dept .liozMWard-Stallon, CHICAGO
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