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Object Name: Pocket watch
Date: 1840-1886
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Medium: Gold, glass, enamel
Dimensions: Overall: 2 1/2 x 1/4 x 1 13/16 in. ( 6.4 x 0.6 x 4.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Gold pocket watch with round pendant knob and round bow; glass face; white enamel dial with roman numeral hours and minute markings; second aperture at VI with hand and arabic numeral second markings; hour and minute hands; inscription below XII; engraving on movement.
Credit Line: Gift of Constance Schermerhorn Skillin
Object Number: 1956.48
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Marks: Engraved on movement: "William F. Ladd / Wall St. / New York"; number on inside of movement casing: "3137"; goldsmith's marks on inside of back of casing: "3137 / 18K AM G"; watchmaker's mark on dial: "WILLIAM F LADD / WALL ST NEW YORK"

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This pocket watch belonged to George S. Schermerhorn Jr. (1835-1926) of New York City.