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Object Name: Pocket watch
Date: 1900-1930
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Medium: Gold, glass, enamel
Dimensions: Overall: 2 3/4 x 5/8 x 2 1/8 in. ( 7 x 1.6 x 5.4 cm )
Place made: Europe, Switzerland
Description: Gold pocket watch with the cypher "JK" engraved on the front; round winding pendant knob and round bow; glass face; white enamel dial with roman numeral hours and minute markings; hour and minute hands; second aperture at VI with seond markings, second hand and arabic numerals; maker's name inscribed bleow XII; glass-enclosed movement.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Joseph Keppler, Jr.
Object Number: 1958.81
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Marks: engraving: cypher on front of watch: "JK" label: on dial: "Henry Réquelin/ Locle" goldsmith's marks: on inside of back of casing: " WARRANTED/ 18/ CARAT FINE/ 157874"

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This watch belonged to Joseph Keppler, Sr., editor of the humor magazine "Puck."