- Museum number
CHROME-PLATED CASED PIN-PALLET LEVER WATCH.
Thirty-hour key wound movement with pin-pallet lever escapement.
White paper dial with Roman numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds.
Blued steel hands.
Plated metal case with engine-turned band and dummy winding button; silver colour.
- Production date
Diameter: 52.20 millimetres (case)
Diameter: 41.40 millimetres (dial)
Thickness: 20.90 millimetres
- Curator's comments
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Comment from Richard Good, Catalogue of Watches in the British Museum. Vol. V (Unpublished manuscript)
Made by Ingersoll
Waterbury, Connecticut USA, 1891
Key wound watch with a pin pallet lever escapement.
Signature: On the dial "YANKEE R.H. INGERSOLL & BRO. NEW YORK. U.S.A."
Case: Chrome plated case, a ribbed band, A snap on bezel and a hinged back. A dummy winding button. Case numbered 8989811 inside the back cover.
An unendorsed guarantee.
Dial and Hands: White paper dial with black Roman numerals and minute circle. A sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Blued-steel spade hands and seconds hand.
Ebauche Marks: None.
Frame: A type 2 movement not numbered, finished gilt. Four pillars support the back plate which is secured by screws. The barrel bridge is stamped "MADE IN U.S.A. PATENTED DEC.23.90. JAN 18.91. R.H. INGERSOLL & BRO NEW-YORK. U.S.A."
Dimensions: Case diameter 51 mm., height 20.8 mm., over the glass.
Provenance: Donated by the Heron Corporation in 1983.
- Not on display
- Latest: 3 (2017)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number