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Pocket Watch - Cattle & Barber, York, circa 1809 Object Reg. No: ST 017711

Summary:
Gents pocket watch, silver pair case, Cattle & Barber, York, circa 1809.
Description:
Silver pair case, open face. Enamel dial has roman numerals.

Key wound spring; verge escapement. Fusee and chain.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Larard Bros, 1929
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 2.3 cm (Width), 5.4 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: gents watches, key watches, pocket watches
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: england
Inscriptions: Back plate is marked 'Cattle & Barber York' and '13242'. Has London hallmark and date for 1809. Outer case hallmark date 1833.
Maker: Cattle & Barber, York, Yorkshire, England, Great Britain, circa 1809

G.H. Baillie, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, p.53, gives dates 1790-1810.

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