Pocket Watch and Key

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-102797

Description

silver pocket watch with gold key attached. Large white clock face under glass with Roman numerals, smaller second hand clock. Opens on both sides with engraving on the back side of a shield-like design

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Cylinder/ESCAPEMENT FOUR/HOLES JEWELLED/Hands/M.I. Tobias/Liverpool (engraving)

Additional Identification Number

2249

Maker

M.I. Tobias & Co. (Watchmaker)

Location of Origin

Liverpool, England (origin)

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1924.102ab