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Pocket Watch - B. Benwell, London, 1793 Object Reg. No: ST 011864

Gents pocket watch, tortoiseshell pair case, B. Benwell, London, 1793.
Pair case covered with tortoise shell. White dial has roman and arabic numerals separated by circle with scallops between numbers. Ornate gilt hands. Inner case is hinged.

Key wound spring; verge escapement. Winding dial, fusee and chain.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Victoria & Albert Museum, 1919
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 2.5 cm (Width), 4.8 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, horology
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: england
Inscriptions: Back plate is marked 'B. Benwell, London, 385'.
Maker: B. Benwell, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1793

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