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

Gents pocket watch, embossed copper case, open face, Huet, St. Malo, 19th century.
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, horology
Themes this item is part of: 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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