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Receipt - Pocket Watch, John Bennett, London, 1881 Reg. No: HT 3537
- Receipt issued by John Bennett, Watch Clock and Instrument Maker, 65 Cheapside, London, England, to Mr Coleman, Ealing, 26 May 1881. The receipt is for a silver lever pocket watch (registered at ST 46057) The price was 6 pounds, 9 shillings and 6 pence.
- Ornate letterhead in red and purple ink, with illustration of clockface, and prize medals. Has been folded and stored in envelope.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr John Coleman, 2001
|Tagged with:||pocket watches, receipts, 3633, horology|
|Themes this item is part of:||Science & Measurement Collection|
|Inscriptions:||Printed in red and purple in ornate script:" Bought of John Bennett / Watch clock and Instrument Maker / TO HER MAJESTY, THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY / THE BOARD OF ORDNANCE, THE ADMIRALTY, / The Board of Trade / THE BRITISH , INDIAN, RUSSIAN, PERSIAN AND FRENCH GOVERNMENTS, / THE PRINCIPAL RAILWAY COMPANIES. / 65, CHEAPSIDE, LONDON E.C."
Handwritten May 26/81 / Mr Coleman, /Ealing"
Printed "REFERENCE NUMBER", handwritten "3012"
Printed "WATCH" ,handwritten "6 /16 /6"
Printed "No" , handwritten "36892"
Price, handwritten 6 / 9 / 6.
|Maker:||Mr John Bennett, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 26 May 1881|
|Original Owner:||Mr George Coleman, England, Great Britain, 26 May 1881|