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    Posted 8 years ago

    geo26e
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    In 1951, pocket watch case backs, embossed with the logo of the Festival of Britain, were added to 3 different pocket watches, namely, the Ingersoll Triumph model, the Ingersoll From Outer Space model and one model of the Smiths Empire, to be sold to the general public for 1 year only. Picture 3 is a close up of a 'Horse Brass' produced at the same time to commemorate the event.

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    Comments

    1. pops52 pops52, 8 years ago
      These are grand!
    2. Jono Jono, 8 years ago
      Very nice!
    3. geo26e geo26e, 8 years ago
      Big cheers to Mani, agh, pops, walk softly, Phil, gargoyle and Sean for the stop over and hitting the love button! Extremely grateful to you guys!

      Also, thank you pops and Jono for the kind comments :-)
    4. kerry10456 kerry10456, 8 years ago
      George, now you're just showing off, lol. Great series , love the group, yes all the group, :-) Thanks for sharing :-)
    5. geo26e geo26e, 8 years ago
      Kerry, I couldn't keep up with your Supermans so had to think of something in a hurry! Lol. Extremely grateful for your appreciation!
    6. ozmarty ozmarty, 8 years ago
      The tghing I remember about the festival was the saying Britain can make it !... but the British can't have it!!
      there was still restrictions on what Btrits's could have left over from the war . But they could and needed to export!
    7. geo26e geo26e, 8 years ago
      Thank you Dave, Blunder, Official, DrFluffy, Ozmarty, Aldo & Antigue Toys for the visit and the support! Much grateful!

      Also, thank you Ozmarty for your contributory comments towards the posting.

    8. geo26e geo26e, 8 years ago
      thank you Mani for re-visiting & re-loving the post! Always grateful for your support!
    9. geo26e geo26e, 8 years ago
      Thank you snoopy, Petey and ttomtucker for visiting and the appreciation!
    10. geo26e geo26e, 8 years ago
      Thanks peteeone for the visit and loving the much! Much appreciated!
    11. geo26e geo26e, 8 years ago
      Thanks tom61375 for stopping by & the support! Much obliged!
    12. ZZeppelin, 8 years ago
      Ingersoll Outerspace, I Really Like that 1. Lol Wanna Trade for a broken seamaster? J.K.
    13. geo26e geo26e, 8 years ago
      Thanks ZZ! I think your Seamaster is worth a lot much despite broken! lol
    14. geo26e geo26e, 8 years ago
      Thank you Aimathena for stopping by & loving the post! Big cheers!
    15. geo26e geo26e, 8 years ago
      Thank you shanmu for the appreciation!
    16. geo26e geo26e, 8 years ago
      Thank you Signaholic for visiting & for the appreciation! Big cheers!
    17. geo26e geo26e, 8 years ago
      Thank you Adam & Roy for the appreciation! :-)
    18. geo26e geo26e, 8 years ago
      Big cheers Guardian! :-)
    19. geo26e geo26e, 8 years ago
      Thanks very much Anne! :-)
    20. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thank you Bigsarge! :-)

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