Lady's Pocket Watch

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1885-1921

GUSN

GUSN-102777

Description

Small gold watch with attached gold expandable (zig zag) chain. White face; intricate gold watch hands; black numbers; gold stars, and points. The watch is engraved with initials on the back and is then closed by a gold cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pocket watches
wrist watches
metal
glass (material)
ceramic (material)
Watch, Pocket

Inscription

Face: "WALTHAM" back of watch: "RMF" inside of watch: "14 K 585 1000 FINE/257179/F" Behind dust cover: "DUBOIS W. C. CO. / 14 K / 0.585 FINE / GUARANTEED / 287197" Mechanism: "A.W.W.CO. / WALTHAM / MASS. / Riverside / ADJUSTED / 14011850" (Engraved and stamped)
"Waltham Watch Belonged to Rose M. Field" (label)

Additional Identification Number

2229

Maker

American Waltham Watch Co. (Watchmaker)

Location of Origin

Massachusettsmetal

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

1 1/8 x 3/8 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Alma Duckworth

Accession Number

2004.1.10

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)