Lady's watch with clasp in case
Silver, plated silver, enamel, glass; leather, wood, velvet, satin
Overall (a, watch): 2 1/8 in. × 1/4 in. × 1 3/8 in. (5.4 × 0.6 × 3.5 cm) Part (a, clasp): 4 7/8 × 1 1/8 × 1/8 in.
written: on note found with object: "Isabelle Roelker/from her father/Sepct. 1882-/first watch"
Silver pocket watch with geometric design on black background on casing; circular glass face on casing; glass dial facing, covering white enamel dial; black roman numeral hours with arabic numeral minute markings; hour and minute hands; winding pendant knob with round bow. Bimetallic clasp attached to bow; clasp has foliate links with long flat attachement at the back. Black leather and wood case with bold border; hinges and latch broken; black velvet interior with cut out to hold watch; red satin on the interior as well.
Isabella Roelker received this as her first watch from her father in 1882. She was 12 years old.
Gift of Anna Roelker
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