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Pocket Watch - J. Walker, London, circa 1870 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
|Dimensions:||2.3 cm (Width), 6 cm (Diameter)|
|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|
|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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