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2006.44.89 (RS9203)

Description

14 K Gold huntercase Lady's pocket watch, Maker: Waltham. Rose decoration as central motif on exterior back with curlicue border. On front case the letter W is engraved in a coat of arms with repeated curlicue border. Opens on either side of watch face.

Details

Maker
American Waltham Watch Co. (Watchmaker)
Date
1880-1900
Inscriptions
Engraved on front: "W"
Engraved on interior back: "WARRANTED/14K/U.S. ASSAY/B.W.C. CO/717893" (Arrows on either side of 14 facing inward.)
Engraved on interior front: "727893"
Printed on watch face: "American/Waltham" (Embossed, engraved, printed)
Location of origin
American [manufacturer/retail/use]
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
pocket watches
WATCH, POCKET
watches
People and organizations
Phillips, Anna Pingree Wheatland, 1870-1938
Dimensions
1 9/16 in x 7/8 in (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.89
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
101696

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