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

Gents pocket watch, nickel silver case, open face, Switzerland, circa 1880.
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, horology
Themes this item is part of: 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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