The Ingersoll "Dewey" Dollar Watch

The Ingersoll "Dewey" Dollar Watch

Postby bobbee » July 26th 2017, 8:47am

Not mine but I found the advert and images years ago and forgot about them.
Date to 1899.


I found these adverts that are for watches made from metal recovered from the sunken "Maine" in 1898.


Also this one from 1900, click on the image to enlarge. ... nge&page=1
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Re: The Ingersoll "Dewey" Dollar Watch

Postby Falstaff » July 26th 2017, 10:40am

Possibly the first use of "DNA" in a watch!

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Manila Bay, 1898. Commodore Dewey Cmdr. USN Pacific Squadron on board flagship USS Olympia.
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Re: The Ingersoll "Dewey" Dollar Watch

Postby Craigbythesea » July 27th 2017, 12:18pm

Nice post bobbee. Exactly the reason I keep coming to watch lords
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Re: The Ingersoll "Dewey" Dollar Watch

Postby Britboy » July 27th 2017, 3:02pm

Look at those really early reviews... in print not on social media.
Lots to be said for print.
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