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Pocket Watch - Simon Halpern, Manchester, 1904 Object Reg. No: ST 024395

Summary:
Ladies pocket watch, silver case, open face, Simon Halpern, Manchester, 1904.
Description:
Silver case, open face. Silver dial has gold roman numerals and seconds dial at 6. Centre of dial decorated with engraved spray and appliqued gold flowers.

Key wound spring; lever escapement. Fusee and chain.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from W. Tipping, 1958
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 2 cm (Width), 5.5 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: key watches, ladies watches, pocket watches, 14234257, 223019, 21612764, 14266577, 152771, 89405, 14050778, 846684
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 'Simon Halpern, Manchester, 40993'. Case is marked '4', 'RJP' and '993'. Has Chester hallmark for 1904.
Maker: Simon Halpern, Manchester, Lancashire, England, Great Britain, 1904

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Philip green Posted on 04 Dec 2009 4:25 AM
I have recentley inherited a Simom Halpern ladies pocket watch identicle to your picture but number 41398 also the case is stamped 398 .Unfortunatley it has received some damage and the movement is in need of repair.Please can you advise me as I am unshure of its value wheather it would be cost effective to repair. The rest of the pocket watch seems to bee in good order.I woould like to send some images of this watch for you to examine please feel free to contact me at the email address above.
Discovery Centre Posted on 10 Dec 2009 3:52 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Philip. Unfortunately Museum Victoria can't provide valuations or conservation advice. For information on obtaining valuations please see our Question of the Week http://museumvictoria.com.au/discoverycentre/discovery-centre-news/coin-valuations/
For conservation advice (or even whether it is worth repairing) you may wish to contact a horologist or try the website of the Australian Centre for the Conservation of Cultural Materials to search for an appropriate conservator http://www.aiccm.org.au/index.php?option=com_civicrm&view=Profiles&layout=search&Itemid=88

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