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Pocket Watch - Breton & Son, Cork, circa 1858 Object Reg. No: ST 036427

Summary:
Gents pocket watch, Breton & Son, Cork, circa 1858. Silver hunter case made by Stephen Bergin, Dublin.

Inside case has scratched writing 'Arthur Kenny Ballarat 1870'.
Description:
White enamel dial with roman numerals; seconds dial at 6.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from R. Kenny, 1986
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 15 mm (Height), 45 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: gents watches, pocket watches, symbol in middle
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: ireland
Inscriptions: Face marked 'Breton & Son, Cork'.

Back of movement marked 'Breton & Son, Cork, 59254'. Inside inner case has Dublin hallmarks for 1853 and maker's mark 'SB' and '59254'. Inside outer case has Dublin hallmarks for 1853 and maker's mark 'SB'.

Inside case has scratched writing 'Arthur Kenny Ballarat 1870', and repair marks.
Maker: Breton & Son, Cork, County Cork, Ireland, circa 1853
User: Arthur Kenny, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1870

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