Pocket Watch and Key

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1860-1882

GUSN

GUSN-102771

Description

Silver pocket watch with key and with Roman numerals, light engraving on back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Face: "A.W. Co / WALTHAM"\n Case: "AM WATCH CO. WALTHAM MASS./WARRANTED/STERLING SILVER/AA118"\n Paper label: "Watch belonging to / Francis Jonathan / Brown 1820-1882 / Watertown, Mass." (Engraved, stamped, ink)

Additional Identification Number

2223

Maker

American Watch Co. (Watchmaker)

Location of Origin

Waltham, Mass (origin)

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

3 1/16 in (A); 1 1/4 in (B) x 2 1/8 in (A); 1/2 in (B) x 1/2 in (A); 1/8 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mabel Josselyn

Accession Number

1941.143ab