Pocket Watch and Watch Chains
Watch with silver case and two leather straps, one attached and one unattached. The outer case has 9 labels of Phineas Rice, watchmaker, each with a date showing when the watch was cleaned. Outer watch face is a small circle under glass and is opened to a larger white watch face with two sets of Roman numerals.
Tompion, Edward (Watchmaker)
Pemberton, Samuel (Maker)
Rice, Phineas (Maker)
inside of watch case: "Phineas Rice/Watchmaker/Charlestown, Mas" along with a drawing above all text of an eagle with outspread wings
behind watch face: "Edw. Tompion/LONDON/No 17987"
Inner watch case: "S.P." hallmarked with the date letter Y for the year 1822-1823, an anchor (Birmingham) and the lion passant. (ink, engraving)
- Location of origin
- London, England and Charlestown, MA (origin)
- Object type
- Timekeeping T&E
- Descriptive terms
- 2 7/8 in (A) x 2 1/4 in (A); 13/16 in (B) x 3/4 in (A) (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number