Pocket Watch

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-101696

Description

14 K Gold huntercase Lady's pocket watch, Maker: Waltham. Rose decoration as central motif on exterior back with curlicue border. On front case the letter W is engraved in a coat of arms with repeated curlicue border. Opens on either side of watch face.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pocket watches
watches
glass (material)
WATCH, POCKET

Inscription

Engraved on front: "W"
Engraved on interior back: "WARRANTED/14K/U.S. ASSAY/B.W.C. CO/717893" (Arrows on either side of 14 facing inward.)
Engraved on interior front: "727893"
Printed on watch face: "American/Waltham" (Embossed, engraved, printed)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1147

Maker

American Waltham Watch Co. (Watchmaker)

Location of Origin

American [manufacturer/retail/use]

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

1 9/16 in x 7/8 in (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.89