- Museum number
CHROME-PLATED CASED PIN-PALLET LEVER WATCH.
Ingersoll Triumph pocket-watch.
Movement with brass plates and pin-pallet lever escapement; keyless winding and hand setting.
White paper dial with heavy black Arabic numerals.
Blued steel moon hands.
Nickel-plated case; snap-on back and bezel.
- Production date
Diameter: 50.20 millimetres (case)
Diameter: 38.40 millimetres (dial)
Thickness: 16.20 millimetres
- Curator's comments
Compare with 1983,1012.59
Comment from Richard Good, Catalogue of Watches in the British Museum. Vol. V (Unpublished manuscript)
Made by Ingersoll
Waterbury, Connecticut USA c. 1920
Keyless wound watch with pin pallet lever escapement.
Signature: On the dial 'INGERSOLL TRIUMPH'.
Case: Nickel plated case, badly rubbed, with a snap on back and bezel.
Dial and Hands: White paper dial with black Arabic numerals and a sunk subsidiary seconds. Blued-steel moon hands, blued-steel seconds hand.
Ebauche marks, none.
Frame: Movement is type 5B and is numbered 49982835, it is finished gilt. 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: Case diameter 50. mm height 16 mm.
Provenance: Donated by the Heron Corporation Ltd.
- Not on display
- Latest: 3 (2017)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number