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Pocket Watch

2007.15.195 (RS9319)

Description

Metal pocket watch with removable case. Watch face is under glass in a pinch top case and has black Roman numerals with black second numerals. The inside of the case has a small drawing of a trumpet and two intertwined yellow hearts.

Details

Maker
Baker, F. (Watchmaker)
Date
1786-1787
Inscriptions
Cases: Two sets of British silver hallmarks with a lion passant, crowned leopard head, maker's mark "H", and date letter "I" for the year 1786-1787. Inner case also has number "10706"
"F. Baker 10706/London" (Hallmarked and engraved)
Location of origin
London, England (origin)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
pocket watches
WATCH, POCKET
watches
Dimensions
2 1/2 in x 2 in x 1 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.195
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
102830

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