Pocket Watch with Chain and Key

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-102803

Description

silver watch with an open watch face of black Roman numerals and removable glass. Back of watch is elaborately engraved with buildings, a bridge, water, and a boat. Attached is a long gold chain with a pulley and steel key, along with a hook at the end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Inside case: "SP / 5266"
Dust Cover: "CYLINDER ESCAPEMENT/FOUR HOLES JEWELLED/M.J. TOBIAS AND CO./LIVERPOOL" (Stamped and engraved)

Additional Identification Number

2255

Maker

M.J. Tobias & Co. (Watchmaker)

Location of Origin

Liverpool, England

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

2 3/8 in x 1 13/16 in x 7/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1940.824