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Pocket Watches648 of 1678Ingersoll Yankee Radiolite 2 in 1 WatchHandbag Watch For The Ladies
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    Posted 7 years ago

    pw-collector
    (283 items)

    New Haven made another pocket/desk watch, not as stylishly or jauntily trim as the ladies Handbag Watch, and it is called the "All Purpose Watch". It has a fold down ring that doubles as the bow when not folded down. It was advertised in a 1958 advertisement as a perfect utility timepiece for him or her. ideal for desk, table, purse, workbench. Black dial with radium numerals and hands. It sold for $4.95.
    Thanks for looking,
    Dave

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    1. pw-collector pw-collector, 7 years ago
      Link to the Ladies Handbag Watch:
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/151860-handbag-watch-for-the-ladies?in=activity
    2. pw-collector pw-collector, 7 years ago
      Thanks mikelv85 & aghcollect for the appreciation.
    3. pw-collector pw-collector, 7 years ago
      Thanks Ken for the appreciation.
    4. pw-collector pw-collector, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the appreciation:
      fortapache
      jscott0363
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    5. pw-collector pw-collector, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the appreciation:
      walksoftly
      Manikin
    6. pw-collector pw-collector, 7 years ago
      Thanks Trey for the appreciation.
    7. pw-collector pw-collector, 7 years ago
      Thanks Kerry for the appreciation.
    8. pw-collector pw-collector, 7 years ago
      Thanks SEAN for the appreciation.
    9. pw-collector pw-collector, 7 years ago
      Thanks Manikin for the appreciation.
    10. RadiumGuy RadiumGuy, 5 years ago
      Not easy to find. Nice time-piece!
    11. pw-collector pw-collector, 5 years ago
      Thanks RadiumGuy for the appreciation.
      I have several clocks & watches with radium painted dials.
      The book Radium Girls tells quite a gruesome story.
    12. pw-collector pw-collector, 5 years ago
      Thanks buckethead for the appreciation.

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