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Two hundred years ago, George Washington received a fine precision timepiece just lil(e this. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

HARDWOOD STAND INCLU DED .

The Father of our Country always treasured the precisely calibrated timepiece g iven to him by his close friend and mili tary aide the Marquis de Lafayette. It was The Universal Ring Dial, now a prized collector's item. Re-created in etched solid brass to inaugurate the National Maritime Historical Society's official collection of fine historic instruments.

Pick it up . Tell the time by turning the dial until sunlight focuses on the hour ring. And .experience how Washington must have fe lt as he measured each moment in the birth of our nation. Every numeral and letter- as well as the acanthus leaf desig n is deeply etched into the imported brass. Priced at $69. Available only from The Franklin Mint. ©

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THE UNIVERSAL RING DIAL The Narional Mari rime Hi srorical Sociery C/o The Frankli n M inr ·Franklin Cenrer, Pennsylvan ia 1909 1

Please ma il by Seprember 30 , 1988.

SIGNATURE _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _

Please handcrafr The Universal Ri ng Dial in prec ision-etched soli d brass expressly for me. And bill me in 4 monrhly insrallmenrs of $ 17.25* each , begi nning prior ro shipmenr. The hardwood base, insrrucrions for use and hi srorical reference will be prov ided ar no additional charge. •Plus my srrire srdes tax and a total of $3. fo r Jh ipping and handling.

N AME _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ PLEASE PRINT CLEAALV

ADDRESS _ __ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ CITY, STATE, Z IP _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ 85737-25

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