- Museum number
Ingersoll Triumph pocket watch.
Steel plated movement with pin-pallet lever escapement; keyless winding and hand setting.
White paper dial with hatched Arabic numerals 1-12 and 13-24; subsidiary seconds dial.
Blued steel hands.
Nickel-plated case, now badly rubbed.
- Production date
Diameter: 50.20 millimetres (case)
Diameter: 38.60 millimetres (dial)
Thickness: 15.90 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Comment from Richard Good, Catalogue of Watches in the British Museum. Vol. V (Unpublished manuscript)
Made by Ingersoll
Waterbury, Connecticut, USA, 1920
Keyless wound watch with pin pallet lever escapement.
Signature: On the dial 'INGERSOLL TRIUMPH' and 'MADE IN USA'.
Case: Nickel plated case, badly rubbed, with a snap on bezel and back, inside the back is stamped 'MADE IN USA'.
Dial and Hands: White paper dial. Hatched Arabic numeral 1-12 and within the circle smaller 13-24 numerals. A sunk subsidiary seconds dial with just above the hole for the pivot the number 18. Bold blued-steel spade hands, the hour hand a replacement. A blued steel seconds hand.
Ebauche marks, none
Frame: Movement is type 5B and is numbered 55664761. Nickel silver plates. 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