The Waltham Watch Company, also known as the American Waltham Watch Co. and the American Watch Co., produced about 40 million high quality watches, clocks, speedometers, compasses, time fuses and other precision instruments between 1850 and 1957. The company's historic manufacturing facilities in Waltham, Massachusetts have been preserved as the American Waltham Watch Company Historic District.
... Watch Me is an album by American country music singer Lorrie Morgan ... It peaked at #15 on the Billboard country albums chart, and includes the singles "Watch Me" (#2) "What Part of No" (#1), "I Guess You Had to Be There" (#14), and "Half Enough" (#8) ... was omitted from the cassette version of Watch Me ...
... An analog watch can be used to locate north and south ... In the northern hemisphere, if the watch is rotated so that the hour hand points toward the Sun, the point halfway between the hour hand and 12 o'clock will indicate south ... Obviously, this completely invalidates the use of a watch as a compass ...
... Reputedly the only speedometer in a Ford, to bear the manufacturers name ... The 1937 Ford sedans (at least), had Waltham speedometers ...
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It had not touched our lives.”
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