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Pocket Watch - Huet, St Malo, 19th Century Object Reg. No: ST 020013

Summary:
Gents pocket watch, embossed copper case, open face, Huet, St. Malo, 19th century.
Description:
Embossed copper case, open face. Copper gilt dial has blue roman numerals on raised white enamel shields. A white enamel ring shows quarter hours. Scene on back of case represents birth of Aphrodite (Venus).

Key wound spring; verge escapement. Balance cock is cut away to show pendulum. Fusee and chain.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Clara Creed, 1936
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 3.9 cm (Width), 5.8 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: gents watches, key watches, pocket watches
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: france
Inscriptions: Back plate is marked 'Huet a St Malo'.
Maker: Huet, St Malo, France, 1800-1899

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