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1963.283a-c (RS8117)

Description

silver pocket watch with silver key. White watch face with Roman numerals under glass. Opens in back to original label of owner "Horace Johnson Manchester NH" entire watch comes out when opened.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1841
Inscriptions
Paper label: "Horace/Johnson/Manchester/N.H." Case: l"ion passant / leopard head / date letter F for year 1841-1842 / GH" Mechanism: "IMPROVd" (ink, hallmark, engraved)
Material
glass (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
pocket watches
silver (metal)
WATCH, POCKET
watches
People and organizations
Johnson, Horace
Dimensions
2 1/8 in (A); 1 1/4 in (B); 1 7/16 in (C) x 1 7/8 in (A); 1/2 in (B); 1/4 in (C) x 5/8 in (A); 1/8 in (B); 1/4 in (C) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1963.283a-c
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. George H. Wilson
GUSN
102790

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