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Pocket Watch - Henry Kyezor, Melbourne, circa 1860 Reg. No: ST 026449
- Gents pocket watch, open face. English made and distributed by Henry Kyezor, Melbourne, Victoria, circa 1860. Issued to engine drivers on the Victorian Railways.
- Key wound spring; verge escapement.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from L. Harrigan, 1968
|Dimensions:||2 cm (Width), 5 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, railway workers, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||Science & Measurement Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Victorian Railways (VR), Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Victorian Railways - Refreshment Services Branch|
|Inscriptions:||White dial is marked 'Victorian Railway' and 'Kyezor, Melbourne'. Back plate is marked 'Kyezor, Melbourne, 10007'. Case is marked '10007' and 'A.T.'. Back of case is marked 'Victorian Railways, Engine Driver, No 18'.|
|Maker:||Mr John Walker, London, England, Great Britain, circa 1860|
|Distributor:||Henry Kyezor, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1860
Henry Kyezor had a watchmaking business at 45 Queen Street, Melbourne from 1858-1863 and at 76 Queen Street, Melbourne from 1873-1876.
|User:||Victorian Railways (VR), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia|