Pocket Watch

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1863

GUSN

GUSN-102793

Description

Gold pocket watch, large with face with black Roman numerals. Inside of watch across from face has elaborate engraving patterns and back of watch has engraved recipient information.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pocket watches
watches
glass (material)
WATCH, POCKET

Inscription

Watch case: "G.W. & CO./18/3491" Dust cover: "Presented/to/Henry S. Adams/Adjutant/of 3d Mass. Cavalry/by/his brother Officers/Port Hudson, La./Nov. 13, 1863" Mechanism: "APPLETON TRACY & CO. / 107469 / WALTHAM, MASS" (engraving)

Additional Identification Number

2245

Maker

American Watch Co. (Watchmaker)

Location of Origin

Waltham, Mass (origin)

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

3 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 5/8 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1939.494