- Museum number
NICKEL-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; case band milled at angle to give twist effect.
- Production date
Diameter: 52.10 millimetres (case)
Diameter: 41.70 millimetres (dial)
Thickness: 18.80 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Compare with 1983,1012.14
Compare with 1983,1012.15
Compare with 1983,1012.16
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 V (Unpublished manuscript)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, Date 1892
Keywound watch with a pin pallet lever escapement.
Signature: On the dial "YANKEE INGERSOLL".
Case: Nickel plated case, a ribbed band, The bezel snapped on, a hinged back.
Dial and Hands: White paper dial with black Roman numerals and minute circle. A subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel spade hands and seconds hand.
Ebauche Marks: None.
Frame: A type 4B movement numbered 6618774, finished gilt. Four pillars support the back plate which is secured by screws. The barrel bridge is riveted to the back plate and is stamped 'R.H. INGERSOLL & BRO. NEW-YORK. MADE IN U.S.A. PAT. DEC.23.90. JAN.13.91.'
Dimensions: Case diameter 52 mm., height 18.6 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