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Pocket Watch, Chain and Fob

1926.576 (RS6980)

Description

Gold pocket watch in hunter style case with open face. Gold watch chain consisting of rectangular links with blue enamel decoration, gun-shaped gold fob combination mechanical pencil attached with blue and red floral enamel decoration on handle

Details

Maker
Mansir, Robert (Maker)
Date
1832-1840
Inscriptions
Watch stem: "JP" stamped with crown and a crown and "18" for 18 karat gold.
Watch case interior: "R*M / P / leopard's head 18 karat mark and "r" date letter for the year 1832/33"
Fob: "Mordan" "JU Y 6 1840" (Stamped and engraved)
Location of origin
London, England
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
WATCH, POCKET
watches
Dimensions
Watch: 2 3/8 in x Watch 1 3/4 in x Watch: 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.576
GUSN
102302
Exhibition Notes
"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995. "Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.

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