Ingersoll Caliber 523
|Caliber Number||IN 523|
|Power Reserve||Unknown (comment below)|
|Vibrations Per Hour||21,600 bph|
|Features||Hours, minutes, central seconds, date, day of the week, month, 24 hr indicator|
|Country of Manufacture||China|
|Known Models||Ingersoll Houston|
The Ingersoll caliber IN 523 automatic watch movement is found in the Houston model. This movement is Chinese-made with 22 jewels.
Ingersoll watches claims this movement should stay accurate between -30 to +30 seconds per day when worn under normal conditions.
Instructions for Day, Date and Month Setting
- To achieve an accurate day of the week setting, pull the crown out to the first position and turn the crown anti-clockwise until a day prior to the day you required is achieved i.e. if today is Wednesday then set it onto Tuesday. Now turn the crown clockwise until a date prior to the date you required is achieved. i.e. today is the 16th then set it onto the 15th.
- Press button A until you get the month you require.
In the Ingersoll manual, they state the following:
“Over wind of the spring may cause damage to the mainspring. Only wind the spring as far as it will go but not beyond.”