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'Be Prepared' (Scouting) Pocket Watch By Ingersoll

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    Posted 7 years ago

    geo26e
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    This scouting pocket watch was made by Ingersoll with a movement number : 86676289 which dates it circa 1936/1937.

    The watch hands (in the shape of wooden directional signs) are made of brown 'plastic' with the scouting motto 'BE PREPARED' printed on the hour hand and 'A SCOUT IS' printed on the minute hand. Hence, as the minute hand rotates, the tip of the minute hand will be pointing to twelve different disciplines (written around the perimeter of the dial), over the course of 60 minutes, representing :-
    'A SCOUT IS' -
    1. Trustworthy - between 12/1
    2. Loyal - between 1/2
    3. Helpful - between 2/3
    4. Friendly - between 3/4
    5. Courteous - between 4/5
    6. Kind - between 5/6
    7. Obedient - between 6/7
    8. Cheerful - between 7/8
    9. Thrifty - between 8/9
    10. Brave - between 9/10
    11. Clean - between 10/11
    12. Reverent - between 11/12

    The center of the dial depicts an open field with a camp surrounded by plenty of trees. The seconds disc is in the shape of 'fleur-de-lis' (Lily Flower) which is the typical logo of Scouting Organizations. 'Be Prepared' is again written underneath this stylized lily logo.

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    1. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thank you very much for the Love snoopy!
    2. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thank you Tony, Sean, Mani and tempusfigit for hitting the love button, very much appreciated!
    3. kerry10456 kerry10456, 7 years ago
      Very nice piece George, thanks for sharing!!
    4. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thank you Sean and Kerry for the kind comments and hitting the Love!
    5. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thanks very much Dave for the appreciation!
    6. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thank you lisa & toolate2 for the appreciation!
    7. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thank you Phil & vetraio50 for hitting he Love button. Very much appreciated!
    8. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Cheers Sean! :-)
    9. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      your very welcome geo26!! :-)
    10. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thank you Bigsarge! :-)
    11. geo26e geo26e, 6 years ago
      Thanks agh! :-)

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