Ingersoll vintage Superman pocket watches

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2015-06-26 11:04:27

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Vintage Superman pocket watches are collectible pocket watches made by Ingersoll in the 1960s, depicting comic-book hero Superman.

According to the 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act’s definition, “vintage” refers to pieces manufactured within the last 100 years and can include items made as recently as the 1980s.

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The watches were manufactured in the 1960s by the Connecticut, US-based Ingersoll-Waterbury Company, responsible for Waterbury clocks, and the Ingersoll Mickey Mouse watch for boys.

Ingersoll vintage Superman pocket watches

The pocket watches feature a range of depictions of Superman. One collectible piece displays Supermanwith his hands held aloft, while the hands of the pocket watch appear to emanate from his crotch.

How much are Ingersoll vintage Superman pocket watches worth?

Good condition examples can change hands for around $50 on internet auction sites such as eBay, especially when accompanied by their original box.

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