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Pocket Watch and Fob

1973.97ab (RS8456)

Description

Gold pocket watch with black numerals, red second numerals, and intricate watch hands. Front of watch is engraved with "KSW" and attached to the watch is a gold pin attachment with graduated gold pipettes attached to each other in the back. Watch is packaged in brown leather box with white silk interior (not original).

Details

Maker
Patek Philippe & Co. (Watchmaker)
Date
1875-1880
Inscriptions
front of watch: "KSW"
watch face: "Shreve Crump & Low/Boston"
inside back of watch: "Shreve, Crump & Low./Boston."
Mechanism: "PATEK PHILIPPE & Co / No 73528 / GENEVA"
box: "The Bailey, Banks & Biddle Co./Philadelphia" (engraving, ink)
Location of origin
Geneva, Switzerland (origin); Boston, Mass (use)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
WATCH, POCKET
watches
People and organizations
Pierce, Katharine Stanley White
White, Charles Goddard, Mr.
Whitman, Sara
Dimensions
2 in (B); 2 3/4 in (B) x 1 3/8 in (A); 1 1/8 in (B) x 3/8 in (A); 3/8 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1973.97ab
GUSN
102800

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