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Pocket Watch - Switzerland, circa 1880 Object Reg. No: ST 024996

Summary:
Gents pocket watch, nickel silver case, open face, Switzerland, circa 1880.
Description:
Nickel silver case, open face. White dial cut away in lower section to show balance wheel. Dal has oval ring of gold dots for hours circle. Has arabic numerals with 3 and 9 elongated to fit oval. Two silver sprays inlet to enamel. Spring fills whole of back of watch.

Stem and button wound spring; lever escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs S. Flett, 1960
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1.6 cm (Width), 5 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: gents watches, pocket watches, stem button watches
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: switzerland
Inscriptions: Movement is marked 'Two Adjust, Six Jewels'. Dial is marked 'Exhibition', 'Swiss', '8 Jours' and '8 Days'.
Place & Date Made: Switzerland, circa 1880

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