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Pocket watch

Object Number: 
1934.19
Date: 
1808-1825
Medium: 
Gold, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 x 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. ( 6.4 x 0.6 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
engraving: on movement casing: "Patent/ LEVER FULL JEWELLED/ HANDS/ M J Tobias/ LIVERPOOL" goldsmith's markings: on inside of back casing: "19020/ HD/ K 18/ 175574"
Description: 
Gold pocket watch depicting the capture of Major John André; view of rural scene engraved on dial face; foliate bezel; glass watch face; engraved gold dial with roman numeral hours and rural scene; steel moon hour and minute hands; second hand aperture with second hand; engraving on movement casing.
Gallery Label: 
This watch was given in memory of the donor's father, Alanson Cory. The watch depicts the capture of the Revolutionary War spy Major John André on September 23, 1780.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. James King Hand
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group