Travel Clock

Collection Type

  • Clocks and timekeeping

Date

1940-1945

GUSN

GUSN-51073

Description

A square navy blue leather case, with initials on the top in gilt within a square gold meander line reserve. It is lined in a faded blue moire and fitted with a hinged leather flap holding a circular clock with brass bezel (rim) white face with brass Arabic numerals and enameled arms. The face and back are marked with inscriptions.

Details

Descriptive Terms

traveling clocks
timepieces
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
leather
metal
numerals
Leather
Brass
Unidentified Metal
Glass
Numbers
CLOCK, TRAVEL

Inscription

Embossed on the case top is: A.W.L. Printed on the clock face is: Shreve, Crump & Low Co./8 Days/Swiss. Engraved on the back of the clock is: From/The Junior League/July 17, 1942.

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Switzerland

Object Type

Timekeeping T&E

Dimensions

0.875 x 4 x 4.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.716

Places

Massachusetts (United States)