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Pocket Watch and Watch Chain

2007.15.187 (RS9310)

Description

Gold pocket watch in a gold case with a gold chain. Black Roman numerals without glass. Outside of watch in engraved with ivy leaves around the border and one large leaf in the center. Chain has a pulley with a ruby on it.

Details

Maker
American Watch Co. (Watchmaker)
Date
1871
Inscriptions
Face: "American Watch Co." Case: "A.W.CO. / 35387 / K / 18" Mechanism: "508768 / 1865 / Fogg's Safely Pinion Pat. Feb 14th / Appleton Tracy & Co. WALTHAM, MASS" (stamped and engraved)
Location of origin
Waltham, MA (origin)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
WATCH, POCKET
watches
Dimensions
2 7/16 in x 1 3/4 in x 7/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.187
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
102791

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