The "Imperial Granum" Watch

Sale price Price $50.00 Regular price

The "Imperial Granum" Watch

Sale price Price $50.00 Regular price


The Advantage Archives "Imperial Granum" Watch

You will know exactly when it is time to feed the kids, with this Advantage Archives "Imperial Granum" wrist watch. In the 1890's, John Carle & Sons in New York city developed a dietary supplement marketed as "great medicinal food" for infants and children. This "superior food", Imperial Granum was touted as a "substance of unrivaled purity and nutritive worth derived by a new process from very superior growth of wheat—nothing more.”

We don't know about all that...but we do the ad printed in a upstate NY newspaper from 1898 sure makes for a nice looking watch face.

It's the right time to partner with us and our ongoing mission to help provide free access to local history. To do so, simply by buy a gift that gives back!

Gender Unisex
Movement CITIZEN
Case Stainless Steel
Bands Genuine Leather
Crown Collision-Avoidance Lock-down Crown
Diameter 33mm / 38mm
Thickness 8mm
Water-resistance 3 ATM
Occasion Office / Casual
 
Advantage Archives works with hundreds of libraries and newspaper publishers across the United States, hosting millions (and millions) of historical newspaper images in Community History Archives.

We have embraced the idea that providing access to history is a shared responsibility, and should be accessible to all. We are proud to be an active participant in the community’s efforts to make local history more accessible by eliminating the ongoing costs associated with storage, hosting, development, and maintenance of the community’s archive!