Pocket Watch

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1786-1787

GUSN

GUSN-102830

Description

Metal pocket watch with removable case. Watch face is under glass in a pinch top case and has black Roman numerals with black second numerals. The inside of the case has a small drawing of a trumpet and two intertwined yellow hearts.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pocket watches
watches
glass (material)
WATCH, POCKET

Inscription

Cases: Two sets of British silver hallmarks with a lion passant, crowned leopard head, maker's mark "H", and date letter "I" for the year 1786-1787. Inner case also has number "10706"
"F. Baker 10706/London" (Hallmarked and engraved)

Additional Identification Number

2282

Maker

Baker, F. (Watchmaker)

Location of Origin

London, England (origin)

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.195