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Pocket Watch and Watch Key

2007.15.197 (RS9321)

Description

Gold pocket watch with white watch face with black Roman numerals and black second numerals. Intricate hour hand. A cord is attached to the watch with a gold key with studding along the top of the key.

Details

Maker
Leroy, J. (Watchmaker)
Date
1750-1800
Inscriptions
Mechanism: "J. Leroy/London"
Case: "I R / X" (Engraved and hallmarked)
Location of origin
Paris, France (origin)
Material
glass (material)
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Descriptive terms
glass (material)
WATCH, POCKET
watches
Dimensions
2 3/8 in; 1 1/4 in (key) x 1 3/4 in; 1/2 in (key) x 3/4 in; 3/16 in (key) (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.15.197
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
102832

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