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Pocket Watch in Original Box

1943.469ab (RS7945)

Description

Metal pocket watch with Roman numerals under glass, watch in original fitted box.

Details

Maker
The Waterbury Watch Co. (Watchmaker)
Date
1880-1898
Inscriptions
Top of box: "WATERBURY WATCH CO." with a picture of a watch encircling a cityscape
Inside cover of box: "The Waterbury/IN THIS BOX CAN BE/REPAIRED/At a Cost Not to Exceed 50 Cts./MOVEMENT/APRIL/18,/1871,/PATENTED/See Pamphlet Enclosed/If Pamphlet is lost send for one to/The Waterbury Watch Co.,/WATERBURY, CONN." On side of cover reads "Edgar J. Rollins"
Back of box: THE WATERBURY WATCH CO'S FACTORY/Waterbury, Conn./In this factory we are manufacturing 1,000 Watches daily, and/shall continue to do so until every boy in the land is the happy/possessor of one." and a picture of the factory is shown.
Watch face: "WATERBURY WATCH CO / WoW" (Printed)
Location of origin
Waterbury, Conn (origin)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
WATCH, POCKET
watches
Dimensions
2 7/8 in (A); 1 7/16 in (B) x 1 15/16 in (A); 3 1/2 in (B) x 5/8 in (A); 2 3/4 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1943.469ab
GUSN
102774

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