Pocket Watch Movement - Nicod Jeune, Paris, circa 1820 Reg. No: ST 020148
- Gents pocket watch movement, Nicod, Jeune, Paris, no 1012, circa 1820.
- Dial is missing, ornate hands.
Key wound spring; verge escapement. Fusee and chain; winding dial.
- Statement Of Significance:
- One of several watch movements donated by Ingram Brothers jewelers in 1937. During the 1930s Depression, customers would bring in gold or silver fob watches to sell for the value of the gold or silver. Ingrams (and other jewelers) melted down the cases to sell the metal, but kept the movements of historically interesting watches.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from J. Ingram, 1937
|Dimensions:||1.6 cm (Width), 4.8 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, watchworks, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||Science & Measurement Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Back plate is marked 'Nicod, Jne, a Paris, n1012'.|
|Maker:||Jeune Nicod, Paris, France, circa 1820
G.H. Baillie, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, p.233 gives dates of 1812-1825.