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Pocket Watch

1918.1245 (RS6746)

Description

Tarnished silver pocket watch, Roman numerals. Blue enamel Roman numerals on outside of watch encircling small glass circle showing watch hands. Opens on both sides with the other side inscribed with donor information. Back engraved with a shield and text.

Details

Maker
American Watch Co. (Watchmaker)
Bedford, Henry W. (Maker)
Date
1883-1884
Inscriptions
Inside case: Two sets of British hallmarks for the city of Birmingham with a lion passant, anchor (Birmingham), and the date letter "I' for the years 1883-1884, and the maker's mark.
Dust cover: "HENRY W. BEDFORD/67. Regent Street L/LONDON", "WILLIAM S. APPLETON, JUN"
Watch Face: "AMERICAN WATCH CO." (Hallmarked and Engraved)
Location of origin
London, England
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
pocket watches
silver (metal)
WATCH, POCKET
watches
Dimensions
2 7/16 in x 1 5/8 in x 7/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1245
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
102768

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