the movement is familiar certainly. The dates stamped on are NOT the dates of manufacture, but rather the dates of the Patent Applications and grantings, so actually the watch could have been made any time after those dates till production ceased or changed.
For some reason "Westclox" is niggling at me - - I'm sure I had a Westclox dollar PW at one time with this movement as it's engine - try a search on Westclox movements. Bill D would know if you get really stuck.
A search on evilbay on Pocket Watches looking at the "bow" - - the bit around the crown/winder where you attach the chain and Albert - - will often help ID a maker, these have subtle differences from maker to maker.
it is. My information says it is an Ingersoll. The 'patented' date is interesting since 1922 was the year the Waterbury Clock Co. purchased/absorbed the Ingersoll Co. If I am reading the serial number correctly the watch movement was made in 1943 which is interesting because it came right in the middle ot World War II. The Kelton name was used by Ingersoll for many years. Hope you enjoy youar 'new' watch.
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knew I'd seen it somewhere before, so it's an Ingersoll. PW collecting is an entirely different field, I've about four or five - - for wearing when I have a waistcoat on to formal dances or similar, but nothing special, they are all dollar watch types, Russian, UK made and cheap as a bag of chips (french fries)
Still, it's nice to step back in time for a few hours and produce the watch from the "wescot" pocket - - mind I've never mastered spinning it back in on the end of the chain like I remember Gramps Henderson used to do when I was a wee lad, he would just flick it round and straight back in - - whoosh!