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

Summary:
Gents pocket watch, white metal case, J. Walker, London, circa 1870. Issued to train guards on the Victorian Railways.
Description:
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
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, 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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