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Pocket Watch and Key

1954.164ab (RS8092)

Description

Pocket watch in a removable silver case with black silk ribbon and winding key. The watch face has black Roman numerals under glass.

Details

Maker
Toulmin, Samuel (Watchmaker)
William, Bond (Retailer)
Date
1763-1764
Inscriptions
Paper label: "Willm Bond/successor to Jos.Pope/WATCH & CLOCK MAKER/No 36/Marlborough Street/BSOTON/A variety of Watches for sale"
Mechanism: "Sam. Toulmin / Strand / London / 2466"
Inside case; Full set of British silver hallmarks with a lion passant / crowned leopard head / maker's mark "RP" / date letter "h" for the years 1763-1764" (Printed, engraved, hallmarked)
Location of origin
London, England; Boston, Massachusetts
Material
glass (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
silver (metal)
WATCH, POCKET
watches
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 2 x 1 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1954.164ab
GUSN
102804

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