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

Summary:
Gents pocket watch, silver open case, Vaucher, Fleurier, Switzerland, 19th century.
Description:
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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