Pocket Watch and Key

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1763-1764

GUSN

GUSN-102804

Description

Pocket watch in a removable silver case with black silk ribbon and winding key. The watch face has black Roman numerals under glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Paper label: "Willm Bond/successor to Jos.Pope/WATCH & CLOCK MAKER/No 36/Marlborough Street/BSOTON/A variety of Watches for sale"
Mechanism: "Sam. Toulmin / Strand / London / 2466"
Inside case; Full set of British silver hallmarks with a lion passant / crowned leopard head / maker's mark "RP" / date letter "h" for the years 1763-1764" (Printed, engraved, hallmarked)

Additional Identification Number

2256

Maker

Toulmin, Samuel (Watchmaker)
William, Bond (Retailer)

Location of Origin

London, England; Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 2 x 1 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1954.164ab

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)