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Pocket Watch - Rotherhams, 1865 Object Reg. No: ST 026706

Ladies pocket watch, gold hunter case, Rotherhams, London, 1865.

Presented to Elizabeth L. McWhac, Ballarat, March 1865. Subsequently presented to Alice Ridley, Melbourne, 3rd March 1909.
Gold hunter case is richly embossed with foliage. Matt gold dial has roman numerals.

Key wound spring; lever escapement. Fusee and chain.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Miss Isobel Strahan, 1971
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1.2 cm (Width), 4.3 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: key watches, ladies watches, pocket watches, horology
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: england
Inscriptions: London hallmark for 1864-1865 (uncrowned leopard, lower case i, crown and 18). Back plate is marked 'Rotherhams, London, 18507'.

Inner cover is marked 'Elizabeth L. McWhac, Ballarat, March 1865'.

Inside front cover is marked 'Alice Ridley, Melbourne, 3rd March 1909'.
Maker: Rotherhams, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1865

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