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Pocket Watch

1939.494 (RS7740)

Description

Gold pocket watch, large with face with black Roman numerals. Inside of watch across from face has elaborate engraving patterns and back of watch has engraved recipient information.

Details

Maker
American Watch Co. (Watchmaker)
Date
1863
Inscriptions
Watch case: "G.W. & CO./18/3491" Dust cover: "Presented/to/Henry S. Adams/Adjutant/of 3d Mass. Cavalry/by/his brother Officers/Port Hudson, La./Nov. 13, 1863" Mechanism: "APPLETON TRACY & CO. / 107469 / WALTHAM, MASS" (engraving)
Location of origin
Waltham, Mass (origin)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
pocket watches
WATCH, POCKET
watches
People and organizations
Adams, Henry S., 1839-1883
Dimensions
3 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.494
GUSN
102793

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