"Ingersoll dollar watch"
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The Ingersoll Dollar Watch
Public DomainThe Ingersoll Dollar Watch
The Ingersoll watch company of New York introduced the Yankee Watch, price $1.00, in 1896.   By 1899, the company was producing 8,000 watches a day.   40 million were sold over 20 years, and Ingersoll described it as “the watch that made the dollar famous”.