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Pocket Watch - J. Walker, London, circa 1870 Object Reg. No: ST 026448

Gents pocket watch, white metal case, J. Walker, London, circa 1870. Issued to train guards on the Victorian Railways.
German silver case, open face. White case has heavy roman numerals. Has balance cock above back plate.

Key wound spring.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from L. Harrigan, 1969
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 2.3 cm (Width), 6 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, railway workers, horology
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Victorian Railways (VR), Spencer Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Victorian Railways - Refreshment Services Branch
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: england
Inscriptions: Dial is marked 'Victorian Railways'. Dial and back plate are marked 'John Walker 68 Cornhill & 230 Regent St London'.

Back of case is marked 'Guard VR 22/9/73'
Maker: Mr John Walker, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, circa 1870
User: Victorian Railways (VR), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1873

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