Pocket Watch

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

ca. 1927

GUSN

GUSN-102817

Description

Metal pocket watch with a yellow face with black numerals. The face has a picture of an airplane and text "New York to Paris airplane Model" and the back of the watch is engraved with a drawing of a plane flying over the water with "New York to Paris" written on the wings and the New York skyline in the back and the Eiffel Tower in the back. The left side of the watch has a drawing of the Statue of Liberty and the right side of the watch has a drawing of the Eiffel Tower.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pocket watches
watches
glass (material)
Watch, Pocket

Inscription

watch face: "NEW YORK TO PAIRS/AIR PLANE MODEL/MADE IN U.S.A"\n back of watch: "NEW YORK TO PARIS" (engraved, ink)

Additional Identification Number

2269

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

American

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.188