Pocket Watch - Vaucher, Fleurier, 19th Century Object Reg. No: ST 017670

Gents pocket watch, silver open case, Vaucher, Fleurier, Switzerland, 19th century.
Silver open case. White enamel dial has black roman numerals and an outer ring of arabic numerals on quarters. Sweep of centre seconds hand. Movement is engraved with foliage. Has 3 external weights on balance wheel. Has Geneva stop or check on winding.

Key wound spring; lever escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Larard Bros, 1925
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1.8 cm (Width), 5.6 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: switzerland
Inscriptions: Dial is marked 'Vaucher Fleurier'. Inside back is marked '84', 'JDB', and 'Argent'.
Maker: Vaucher, Switzerland

G.H. Baillie, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, p.325 gives dates of 1800-1860.

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