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Pocket watch

2007.15.193 (RS9317)

Description

Pocket watch with removable case. Watch has black Roman numerals and glass face opens. Watch case has three papers of the watch makers who cleaned the watch.

Details

Maker
Howard, William (Watchmaker)
Date
1782-1783
Inscriptions
Mechanism: "Wm Howard/London"
back of watch: "George Evans Esq/Born May 30, 1755/Died Nov 23d 1804"
Inside inner case: set of British silver hallmarks lion passant, crowned leopard head, duty mark, date letter "g" for the year 1782-1783.
Inside outer case (paper label): "RICHARD W. DROWN / Watch & Clock / Maker / NEWBURY PORT" (Engraved, hallmarked, and printed)
Location of origin
London, England (origin)
Material
glass (material)
silver (metal)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
pocket watches
silver (metal)
WATCH, POCKET
watches
Dimensions
2 1/2 in x 2 in x 1 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.193
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
102828

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