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Pocket Watch Movement - Lewis Woolf, Liverpool, circa 1850 Object Reg. No: ST 023543

Summary:
Gents pocket watch movement, Lewis Woolf, Liverpool, no 64160, circa 1850.
Description:
Gold coloured metal dial with foliage design, gold roman numerals and black metal hands. Ornate back mounts.

Key wound spring; lever escapement. Fusee and chain. Scale fast to slow.

Movement is in pieces.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs S. Barnett, 1946
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 3.9 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, watchworks
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 'Lewis Woolf, 35 South Castle St. Liverpool, n64160'.
Maker: Mr Lewis Woolf, Liverpool, England, Great Britain, 1834-1851

B. Loomes, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, p.259 gives dates of 1834-1851.

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