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Pocket Watch - USA, circa 1876 Object Reg. No: ST 024749

Summary:
Gents pocket watch, open face, USA, circa 1876.
Description:
Open face. Enamel dial has roman numerals for hours, small arabic numerals for minutes in outer ring and seconds dial at 6. Works protected by clear plastic back

Stem and button wound spring; lever escapement. Hands set by raising a lever under bezel.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 2 cm (Width), 5.5 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: gents watches, pocket watches, stem button watches, comrade82852
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: united states of america
Inscriptions: Dial is marked 'G & B' in Maltese cross, 'Trademark Registered' and '1776 Centennial 1876'.
Place & Date Made: United States of America, 1876

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john Posted on 04 Jun 2010 6:25 AM
What is the worth on this watch and can it be repaired?
Discovery Centre Posted on 04 Jun 2010 3:19 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi John. As stated below Museum Victoria cannot advise on values or conservation/repair. You should contact a horologist in your area to advise you on these matters. See our Question of the Week on Horology for further advice: http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/discovery-centre-news/horology/

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