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1986.716 (RS25557)

Description

A square navy blue leather case, with initials on the top in gilt within a square gold meander line reserve. It is lined in a faded blue moire and fitted with a hinged leather flap holding a circular clock with brass bezel (rim) white face with brass Arabic numerals and enameled arms. The face and back are marked with inscriptions.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1940-1945
Inscriptions
Embossed on the case top is: A.W.L. Printed on the clock face is: Shreve, Crump & Low Co./8 Days/Swiss. Engraved on the back of the clock is: From/The Junior League/July 17, 1942.
Location of origin
Switzerland
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
leather
metal
Object type
Timekeeping T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
CLOCK, TRAVEL
Glass
glass (material)
leather
Leather
metal
Numbers
numerals
timepieces
traveling clocks
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
0.875 x 4 x 4.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.716
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51073

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