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Pocket Watch, Chain and Fob

1990.4 (RS196512)

Description

Rose gold pocket watch with attached chain and ball clasp. Watch face has black Roman numerals under glass. Engraved pattern all over outside of watch with an engraving to the owner on the inside of the lid.

Details

Maker
Bigelow, Kennard & Co. (Boston, Mass.) (Watchmaker)
Date
ca. 1890
Inscriptions
Watch face: "BIGELOW, KENNARD & CO./BOSTON" Dust cover: "Edith White/from her Father,/July 16, 1890." Inside case: "BIGELOW, KENNARD & CO/BOSTON/14K/68148" Mechanism: "BIGELOW KENNARD & Co / BOSTON / 2s 76449" (Stamped and Engraved)
Location of origin
Massachusetts
Material
glass (material)
gold (metal)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
gold (metal)
Watch, Pocket
watches
People and organizations
Norton, Edith White
Dimensions
1 15/16 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1990.4
Credit Line
Bequest of Susan B. Norton
GUSN
102802

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