Wrist Watch - Cyma, Raised Figures, Switzerland, circa 1950s-1960s Object Reg. No: SH 931132

Wrist watch with raised figures, manufactured by Cyma, Switzerland, circa 1950s-1960s. It was presented to an unknown associate of the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind by 'A.R.C.S.'
Metal wrist watch on a black plastic strap. The watch, made of polished Britannia metal, has a cover which is engraved. The white face of the watch has raised figures to show the position of the hour and the clock hands are gold-painted. There is a metal buckle to fasten the strap.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB), 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 4.00 cm (Height), 4.00 cm (Width), 23.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: watches, visual impairment, horology
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Health Organisations
Tertiary Classification: special needs equipment
Inscriptions: Face of watch: Cyma/Cymaflex/Swiss Made. Engraved on the cover: A Gift/From/A.R.C.S.
Manufacturer: Cyma, Switzerland, circa 1950s-1960s
Place Used: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1950s-1980s

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