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Watch Key - Gilt, Cavingom Reg. No: ST 017972
- Whitish metal, fire gilt, ornamental straight body set with Cavingom (artificial).
- Fire gilt was put on as a gold amalgam and then the mercury driven off by heat. Used before electroplating process developed.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr John Askew, 1929
|Dimensions:||3.0 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||watch accessories, watches, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||Science & Measurement Collection|