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Object Name: Pocket watch
Date: 1825-1875
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Medium: Gold, glass
Dimensions: Overall: 2 9/16 x 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 6.5 x 0.6 x 4.4 cm )
Place made: Europe, France
Description: Gold pocket watch with foliate engraving on bezel, round pendant knob and round bow; cypher in circle on back of watch casing; other metals attached to gold dial in circular band; roman numeral hours and minute markings; steel moon hour and minute hands; foliate design at the center of dial; second aperture with second hand at VI; engraving on movement and on inside of back casing.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Richard H. Reeve, 1960
Object Number: INV.12419
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Marks: engraving: cypher on back of case: "MMVB" engraving: on movement casing: "Savoye & Son/ CYLINDER ESCAPEMENT/ FOUR HOLES JEWELLED" maker's marks: on inside of back casing: "S&S" crown "1 1 3"

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This watch belonged to Michael Murray Van Beuren (1800-1878) of New York City.