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Watch Paper - Richard Howse, Marlborough, circa 1860 Object Reg. No: HT 20614

Summary:
Watch paper produced by Richard Howse, Watch & Clock Maker, Marlborough, Staffordshire, circa 1860.
Description:
Circular off-white paper disc. Front, printed edging illustrations and text in black ink. Reverse, handwritten text in brown ink.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 53 mm (Height), 53 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: watch accessories, watch papers, watches
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: accessories
Inscriptions: Front, printed, "GOLD & SILVER LEVER WATCHES, PLATE & JEWELLERY / R. HOWSE, / Watch & Clock Maker. / SILVERSMITH &c. / MARLBOROUGH. / WHOLESALE & RETAIL, CHINA, GLASS & STAFFORDSHIRE WAREHOUSE.".
Reverse, handwritten, "[Illegible.] / [Illegible.]51 / e[Illegible.]".
Maker: Richard Howse, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England, Great Britain, circa 1860

B. Loomes, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, notes Richard Howse was operating in Marlborough, 1842-1875.

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davis canning Posted on 02 Jan 2013 7:34 PM
I have an identical R. Howse watchpaper to that above. It has 1816 hand written in ink underneath "Marlborough"

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