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 - OLDEST WATCH CONTEST WINNER— Cheryl Newton,...
OLDEST WATCH CONTEST WINNER— Cheryl Newton, (1), and Gretchen Kunz, (r.), employes of Welp Jewelers, Huntingburg, present a 1974 Elgin watch to Mrs. Raymond Thompson of Winslow, winner of the Oldest Watch Contest held by Welp Jewelers during Spass Tage Days in Huntingburg. Hundreds of watches were entered in the contest. The winning watch, a key-wind model dates back to 1870, just after the Civil War. According to James W. E. Welp. owner of the store, 4 per cent of the watches entered predated 1900. (HeraldPhoto)

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  1. The Herald,
  2. 15 Oct 1973, Mon,
  3. Page 7

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