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Pocket Watch

1965.46 (RS8146)

Description

Silver pocket watch which can be removed from a silver case to be two separate pieces. Both Roman and numerical numbers on watch face under glass. Paper with inscription pasted into watch case, along with small paper inside watch case reading "Grandfather Fuller's/Dr. Jabez Fuller"

Details

Maker
Reuben Tower Watch & Clock Maker (Maker)
Freeman, James (Watchmaker)
Date
1792-1793
Inscriptions
Outer Case: "REUBEN TOWER/Watch & Clock/Maker/Hanover" Inner case: set of British silver hallmarks with lion passant, crowned leopard head, date letter "r" for the year 1792-1793, and a duty mark. Mechanism: "James Freeman / London N. 6701" (Printed, hallmark, engraved)
Location of origin
London, England
Material
glass (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
pocket watches
silver (metal)
WATCH, POCKET
watches
People and organizations
Fuller, Jabez, Dr., 1753-1813
Dimensions
2 3/4 in x 2 1/16 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1965.46
GUSN
102766

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