- Museum number
CHROME-PLATED CASED PIN-PALLET LEVER WATCH.
Thirty-hour movement with pin-pallet lever escapement.
Green-gold paper dial with luminous Arabic numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds.
Hands and numerals coated with luminous paint.
Plated metal case with some of original plating worn away.
- Production date
Diameter: 42 millimetres (dial)
Diameter: 50.20 millimetres
Thickness: 16 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Compare with 1983,1012.24
Comment from Richard Good, Catalogue of Watches in the British Museum. Vol. V (Unpublished manuscript)
Made by Ingersoll
Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S.A., c. 1927
Keyless wound watch with pin pallet lever escapement.
Signature: On the dial 'Ingersoll YANKEE' and 'MADE IN USA'.
Case: Nickel plated case with snap on back and bezel. The pendant loose in the case.
Dial and Hands: Green gold metal dial with black Arabic numerals and a sunk subsidiary seconds dial. Blued-steel moon hands and blued-steel seconds hand.
Movement: Type 5B nickel silver plates, numbered 77904312, back plate finished with Geneva stripes. On the barrel bridge set out in a circular manner is the following:- "INGERSOLL WATCH CO MADE IN U.S.A. PAT'D NOV.12.12. JULY 2.18. SEP 28.20. MAY 24.21. MAY 16.22. NOV 14.22. JULY 14.25."
Dimensions: Case diameter 50 mm., height 16.0 mm
Provenance: Donated by the Heron Corporation Ltd. in 1983.
- Not on display
- Latest: 3 (2017)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number