Pocket Watch

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1883-1884

GUSN

GUSN-102768

Description

Tarnished silver pocket watch, Roman numerals. Blue enamel Roman numerals on outside of watch encircling small glass circle showing watch hands. Opens on both sides with the other side inscribed with donor information. Back engraved with a shield and text.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pocket watches
watches
silver (metal)
WATCH, POCKET

Inscription

Inside case: Two sets of British hallmarks for the city of Birmingham with a lion passant, anchor (Birmingham), and the date letter "I' for the years 1883-1884, and the maker's mark.\n Dust cover: "HENRY W. BEDFORD/67. Regent Street L/LONDON", "WILLIAM S. APPLETON, JUN"\n Watch Face: "AMERICAN WATCH CO." (Hallmarked and Engraved)

Additional Identification Number

2220

Maker

American Watch Co. (Watchmaker)
Bedford, Henry W. (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

2 7/16 in x 1 5/8 in x 7/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1918.1245