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Watch Paper - Barwise & Sons, London, circa 1820 Object Reg. No: HT 20577

Summary:
Watch paper produced by Barwise & Sons. watchmakers in London, circa 1820.
Description:
Circular paper disc. Front, printed edging illustrations and text in black ink.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 48 mm (Height), 48 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: watch accessories, watch papers, watches, horology
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: accessories
Inscriptions: Front, "BARWISE & SONS, / CHRONOMETER / WATCH & CLOCK MAKERS, / To their Royal Highnefses / THE DUKES OF YORK, KENT, / CUMBERLAND, & / GLOUCESTER / No. 29 St. Martins Lane, London.".
Maker: Barwise & Sons, London, England, Great Britain, circa 1820

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robert burton Posted on 03 Feb 2010 5:21 AM
i have a pocket watch movement barwise no 7251 please can you give me some information on this watch it has the chain intact althou no case thanking you r burton.
Discovery Centre Posted on 02 Mar 2010 11:43 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Robert! We sent your query to a curator, who had the following response: I recommend you take your watch movement to a proper valuer for assessment. We do not have much more information on hand, but note that there were several different watchmakers from the Barwise family.

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