Pocket Watch

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1792-1793

GUSN

GUSN-102766

Description

Silver pocket watch which can be removed from a silver case to be two separate pieces. Both Roman and numerical numbers on watch face under glass. Paper with inscription pasted into watch case, along with small paper inside watch case reading "Grandfather Fuller's/Dr. Jabez Fuller"

Details

Descriptive Terms

pocket watches
watches
glass (material)
silver (metal)
WATCH, POCKET

Inscription

Outer Case: "REUBEN TOWER/Watch & Clock/Maker/Hanover" Inner case: set of British silver hallmarks with lion passant, crowned leopard head, date letter "r" for the year 1792-1793, and a duty mark. Mechanism: "James Freeman / London N. 6701" (Printed, hallmark, engraved)

Additional Identification Number

2218

Maker

Reuben Tower Watch & Clock Maker (Maker)
Freeman, James (Watchmaker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

2 3/4 in x 2 1/16 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1965.46