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Object Name: Pocket watch
Date: 1886
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Medium: Gold, other metal, porcelain, glass, enamel
Dimensions: Overall: 5/8 x 2 x 2 7/8 in. ( 1.6 x 5.1 x 7.3 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, Waltham
Description: Pocket watch in gold double-covered, closed-faced case with ribbed knob and ring stirrup at the center top; obverse is engraved with cypher "DM" at the center; reverse cover is engraved with the date "1886" at the center; white porcelain face has Roman numeral hour markings, hour and minute hands at the center, separate second time keeper at bottom center.
Object Number: INV.12688
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Marks: engraved: obverse, center: "DM" engraved: reverse, center: "1886" stamped: inside obverse cover, bottom center: "V7559" printed: watch face, near top center: A. W. Co. / WALTHAM" stamped: inside reverse cover, center: "AW /CO / V7559 / 14K" stamped: inside workings cover, bottom: "14K / V7559" incised: inside workings cover, bottom left: "G258213 / 7..(illeg.)" engraved: workings plate: "Am. Watch Co. / Hillside, / WALTHAM, MASS. / 2812821"