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Pocket Watch with Chain and Key

1940.824 (RS7822)

Description

silver watch with an open watch face of black Roman numerals and removable glass. Back of watch is elaborately engraved with buildings, a bridge, water, and a boat. Attached is a long gold chain with a pulley and steel key, along with a hook at the end.

Details

Maker
M.J. Tobias & Co. (Watchmaker)
Date
1850-1875
Inscriptions
Inside case: "SP / 5266"
Dust Cover: "CYLINDER ESCAPEMENT/FOUR HOLES JEWELLED/M.J. TOBIAS AND CO./LIVERPOOL" (Stamped and engraved)
Location of origin
Liverpool, England
Material
glass (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
silver (metal)
WATCH, POCKET
watches
Dimensions
2 3/8 in x 1 13/16 in x 7/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.824
GUSN
102803

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