Pocket Watch

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1700-1720

GUSN

GUSN-102810

Description

Silver pocket watch with removable case. Face has Roman numerals with open face glass case over face. Inside of watch case has an orange paper from the watch cleaner.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pocket watches
watches
silver (metal)
WATCH, POCKET

Inscription

watch face: "SMOULT/LANCASTER" paper in case: "John/Richardson/Watch Maker/Roxbury/Street" Mechanism: "Thos. Smoult / 812" (Engraved, painted)

Additional Identification Number

2262

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Maker

Smoult, Thomas (Watchmaker)

Location of Origin

Lancaster, England

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

2 1/4 in x 1 7/8 in x 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1927.438

Exhibition Notes

"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995.