Pocket watch

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1782-1783

GUSN

GUSN-102828

Description

Pocket watch with removable case. Watch has black Roman numerals and glass face opens. Watch case has three papers of the watch makers who cleaned the watch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Mechanism: "Wm Howard/London"
back of watch: "George Evans Esq/Born May 30, 1755/Died Nov 23d 1804"
Inside inner case: set of British silver hallmarks lion passant, crowned leopard head, duty mark, date letter "g" for the year 1782-1783.
Inside outer case (paper label): "RICHARD W. DROWN / Watch & Clock / Maker / NEWBURY PORT" (Engraved, hallmarked, and printed)

Additional Identification Number

2280

Maker

Howard, William (Watchmaker)

Location of Origin

London, England (origin)

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.193