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Object Name: Pocket watch
Date: 1865-1906
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Medium: Gold, glass, enamel
Dimensions: Overall: 3 1/4 x 3/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 8.3 x 1 x 5.4 cm )
Place made: Europe, Switzerland
Description: Gold pocket watch with lightly engraved geometric design on casing; winding pendant knob and round bow; sliding lock on side of watch; glass face; white enamel dial with black roman numeral hours and minute markings; steel moon hour and minute hands; second aperture at VI with arabic numeral seconds and second had; maker's inscription below XII; engraving on movement casing.
Credit Line: Bequest of Annie L. Gebhard
Object Number: 1924.41
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Marks: engraving: movement casing: " N 19680/ Manufactured expressly for; A. B. Griswold & C°/ NEW ORLEANS/ by/ Ch. Ad. Montadon/ LOCLE" engraving: on inside of front and back of case: "1734/ CA. AD MONTADON/ K18/ LOCLE/ 19680" label: on dial: " Ch. Ad. Montadon/ Locle"

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This watch was manufactured expressly for A.B. Griswold & Co., New Orleans.