Pocket Watch - Sewill, Glasgow, circa 1880 Reg. No: ST 024336
- Gents pocket watch, silver open case, Joseph Sewill, Glasgow, no 20816, circa 1880.
Joseph Sewill was a firm of chronometer and watch makers based in Liverpool from the early 19th century, with branches in Glasgow from the 1880s and London.
- Silver case, open face. White enamel dial has roman numerals and gilt hands. Seconds dial at 6.
Key wound spring; lever escapement. Fusee and chain.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from D. Ewing, 1958
|Dimensions:||1.5 cm (Width), 5.2 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, newport coin, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||Science & Measurement Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Back plate is marked 'Sewill, 126 Bromielaw, Glasgow, 20186'. Case has London hallmark of 1882- 83 (lion, uncrowned leopard, capital g).|
|Maker:||Joseph Sewill, Glasgow, Scotland, Great Britain, circa 1880|