Pocket Watch and Fob

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1875-1880

GUSN

GUSN-102800

Description

Gold pocket watch with black numerals, red second numerals, and intricate watch hands. Front of watch is engraved with "KSW" and attached to the watch is a gold pin attachment with graduated gold pipettes attached to each other in the back. Watch is packaged in brown leather box with white silk interior (not original).

Details

Descriptive Terms

watches
glass (material)
WATCH, POCKET

Inscription

front of watch: "KSW"
watch face: "Shreve Crump & Low/Boston"
inside back of watch: "Shreve, Crump & Low./Boston."
Mechanism: "PATEK PHILIPPE & Co / No 73528 / GENEVA"
box: "The Bailey, Banks & Biddle Co./Philadelphia" (engraving, ink)

Associated Person

Pierce, Katharine Stanley White
White, Charles Goddard, Mr.
Whitman, Sara

Additional Identification Number

2252

Maker

Patek Philippe & Co. (Watchmaker)

Location of Origin

Geneva, Switzerland (origin); Boston, Mass (use)

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1973.97ab