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Pocket Watch

1927.438 (RS7029)

Description

Silver pocket watch with removable case. Face has Roman numerals with open face glass case over face. Inside of watch case has an orange paper from the watch cleaner.

Details

Maker
Smoult, Thomas (Watchmaker)
Date
1700-1720
Inscriptions
watch face: "SMOULT/LANCASTER" paper in case: "John/Richardson/Watch Maker/Roxbury/Street" Mechanism: "Thos. Smoult / 812" (Engraved, painted)
Location of origin
Lancaster, England
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
pocket watches
silver (metal)
WATCH, POCKET
watches
People and organizations
Vergoose, Peter, Mr.
Dimensions
2 1/4 in x 1 7/8 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.438
GUSN
102810
Exhibition Notes
"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.
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