Pocket Watch - Rotherhams, 1865 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
|Dimensions:||1.2 cm (Width), 4.3 cm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||key watches, ladies watches, pocket watches, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||Science & Measurement Collection|
|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|