Gold, glass, enamel
a: 3 3/8 x 9/16 x 2 1/2 in. ( 8.6 x 1.4 x 6.4 cm ) b: 1/2 x 1 x 1/16 in. ( 1.3 x 2.5 x 0.1 cm )
Gold pocket watch with glass face and white enamel dial; flat pendant stem and knob; stirrup bow; primary dial measures seconds, has arabic second markings and a second hand; two secondary apertures; left-hand aperture denotes the date, with odd numbers 1 to 31 around perimeter; lower aperture is the time, with arabic numeral hours and minute markings and hour and minute hands; third circle within dial has the inscription "Breguet"; foliate filigree balance cock. Engraved tag delineating the lifespan of the watch's owner.
This watch belonged to physician Dr. William Stillwell (1768-1832), who was born in Middletown, New Jersey and settled in New York City in the 1790s.
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell
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