- Museum number
GILT BRASS CASED PIN-PALLET LEVER WATCH.
Thirty-hour key wound movement with pin-pallet lever escapement.
White paper dial with Arabic numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds.
Blued steel hands.
Plated metal case with engine-turned band and dummy winding button; gold colour.
- Production date
Diameter: 52.20 millimetres (case)
Diameter: 39.10 millimetres (dial)
Thickness: 21 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Compare with 1983,1012.14
Compare with 1983,1012.15
Compare with 1983,1012.17
Compare with 1983,1012.18
Comment from Richard Good, Catalogue of Watches in the British Museum. Vol. V (Unpublished manuscript)
Made by Ingersoll
Waterbury, Connecticut USA, c. 1900.
Key wound pocket watch with a pin pallet lever escapement.
Signature: On the dial "YANKEE R.H. INGERSOLL & BRO. NEW YORK. U.S.A."
Case: Gold coloured case, a ribbed band. A snap on bezel and a hinged back. A dummy winding button. Case not numbered.
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 numbered 4984776 finished gilt. Four pillars support the back plate which is secured by screws. The back plate is stamped 'MADE IN U.S.A. PATENTED JAN 18.91. DEC.23.90. R.H. INGERSOLL & BRO. NEW YORK. U.S.A."
Dimensions: Case diameter 52 mm., height 20.8 mm., over the glass.
Provenance: Donated by the Heron Corporation in 1983.
- Not on display
- Latest: 4 (2017)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number