Pocket Watch and Key

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1815-1816

GUSN

GUSN-102773

Description

18 karat gold pocket watch with gold Roman numerals under glass. Front glass opens and back opens to plain gold face. Decorative engraving on back. Watch is accompanied by white cardboard box (not original) and gold key.

Details

Descriptive Terms

watches
glass (material)
WATCH, POCKET

Inscription

top of box: " Susan Anne Livingston/Sedgwick/Julius Garfinckel & Co./WASHINGTON" Inside case: "33502 48698/36428/38475/40891/43426/46153/46401/46909/47938" Inside case: Two full sets of British hallmarks for 18 karat gold with a leopard head, crowned 18 / mark for the city of Chester, England / date letter "T" for the years 1815 to 1816 Outside casef: "SALS" Mechanism: "M. I. Tobias / LIVERPOOL / 1098 / CONVERTED BY / T. Martin & Co. 151 Regent Street, LONDON" (Ink, engraved, hallmarked)

Associated Person

Sedgwick, Susan Anne Livingston Ridley, 1788-1867

Additional Identification Number

2225

Maker

M.I. Tobias & Co. (Watchmaker)

Location of Origin

Liverpool and Chester, England (origin)

Dimensions

2 1/2 in (A); 1 3/8 in (B) x 1 3/4 in (A); 7/16 in (B) x 5/8 in (A); 1/8 in (B) (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Susan Norton

Accession Number

1990.5ab