Posted 7 months ago
This particular dollar watch is one of the watches manufactured by the Robert H. Ingersoll & Bro. Company that they did not place their name on the dial or movement. These were marketed using the Connecticut Watch Co. name or trade mark.
This WINNER watch is marked on the dial:
CT W CO
(In a circle)
JUNE 4. 07
MADE IN U.S.A.
Serial No. 30503383 (dating it to 1912)
Back plate has a scale type damaskeening
Crown is pushed in to set time.
18 size (1.767 inch) movement
Dial measures 1.57 inches
The large, thick & heavy case for a dollar watch has a screw back & bezel & is marked:
Bottom of case to top of bow is 3.145 inches, 2.19 inches across & 0.84 inches thick.
Watch and case weighs 5.10 ounces. Average Ingersoll dollar watch weighs 2.25 ounces.
This watch is on the top row, the second watch from the left, in the Ingersoll Store Counter Watch Case posted here: http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/75176-ingersoll-store-display-case?in=611
Thanks for looking,