Pocket watch

Object Number: 
2002.1.1323
Date: 
1894-1910
Medium: 
Metal, porcelain
Dimensions: 
7/8 x 2 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
This pocket watch is made of silver-colored base metal and has a simple, inexpensive clockwork marked on the back "R.H. Ingersoll & Bro/ NewYork/ U.S.A." and lists patent dates of 1890, 91 and 94. The face reads "Yankee/ R.H. Ingersoll & Bro./ New York, U.S.A.". It opens only from the back, and winds from the back rather than from the stem.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group