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

Summary:
Gents pocket watch, tortoiseshell pair case, B. Benwell, London, 1793.
Description:
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
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 'B. Benwell, London, 385'.
Maker: B. Benwell, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1793

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