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Sunday, July 16, 2006

As time ticks by


Once upon a time, Waltham was known as the Watch City. But those days have long since ticked by.

An antiques and collectible column in the Orlando Sentinel today mentions the community's watchmaking past.

It says the Waltham Watch Co. in business, from 1854 until about 1957, made about 40 million watches.

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