Pocket Watch and Watch Chain

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1871

GUSN

GUSN-102791

Description

Gold pocket watch in a gold case with a gold chain. Black Roman numerals without glass. Outside of watch in engraved with ivy leaves around the border and one large leaf in the center. Chain has a pulley with a ruby on it.

Details

Descriptive Terms

watches
glass (material)
WATCH, POCKET

Inscription

Face: "American Watch Co." Case: "A.W.CO. / 35387 / K / 18" Mechanism: "508768 / 1865 / Fogg's Safely Pinion Pat. Feb 14th / Appleton Tracy & Co. WALTHAM, MASS" (stamped and engraved)

Additional Identification Number

2243

Maker

American Watch Co. (Watchmaker)

Location of Origin

Waltham, MA (origin)

Dimensions

2 7/16 in x 1 3/4 in x 7/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.187