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Pocket Watch - Mid 19th Century Reg. No: ST 023082
- Gents pocket watch, gilt pair case, mid 19th century.
Said by donor to have been carried in the siege of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion, 1857.
- Gilt pair case. Outer case has open front & glass back. Inner case decorated front and back with circles of pearls. Back once covered with blue enamel, but now mostly chipped off. White enamel dial has roman numerals and centre sweep hand which can be stopped by small lever in back of case that presses a light arm against the balance wheel.
Key wound spring; cylinder escapement. Key has blue enamel insert.
- Acquisition Information:
- Bequest from Mr William Ingram, 1949
|Dimensions:||2 cm (Width), 5.5 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||gents watches, indian mutiny 1857, key watches, pocket watches, stop watches|
|Themes this item is part of:||Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection|
|Tertiary Classification:||origin unknown|
|Inscriptions:||Pendant is marked '4206'.|