- Museum number
GUN-METAL FINISHED BRASS CASED PIN-PALLET LEVER WATCH.
Ingersoll Triumph pocket watch.
Thirty-hour movement with pin-pallet lever escapement; keyless winding and hand setting.
White paper dial with Arabic numerals and subsidiary seconds.
Nickel-plated case, now badly rubbed; snap-on back and bezel.
- Production date
Diameter: 50.20 millimetres (case)
Diameter: 40.40 millimetres (dial)
Thickness: 14.80 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Compare with 1983,1012.60
Compare with 1983,1012.61
Compare with 1983,1012.62
Comment from Richard Good, Catalogue of Watches in the British Museum. Vol. V (Unpublished manuscript)
Waterbury Connecticut USA, c. 1915.
A keyless watch with a pin pallet lever escapement.
Signature: On the dial 'INGERSOLL TRIUMPH' and 'PARTS MADE IN USA ASSEMBLED IN ENGLAND'.
Case: A gun metal case, badly rubbed and a snap on bezel and back.
Dial and Hands: A white paper dial with black Arabic numerals. A sunk subsidiary seconds dial. The minute and hour hand of spade design these and the seconds hand of blued-steel.
Ebauche marks: none.
Frame: A type 5B movement with gilt plates and numbered 38688204. On the barrel bridge set out in a circular fashion is "ROBT. H. INGERSOLL & BRO. NEW YORK MADE IN U.S.A. PATENTED JAN 29.01. APRIL 11.05. JUNE 4.07. JUNE 29.09. MAY 24. 10. NOV.12.12."
Dimensions: Watch case 51.0 mm. in diameter and 16.0 mm. in height.
Provenance: Donated by the Heron Corporation Ltd in 1983.
- Not on display
- Latest: 4 (2017)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number