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Pocket watch and case

Object Number: 
1946.67ab
Date: 
ca. 1924
Medium: 
Gold, glass, enamel; wood, brass, velvet, cardboard
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 2 1/4 in. × 1/4 in. × 1 3/4 in. (5.7 × 0.6 × 4.4 cm) Overall (b): 4 1/4 × 3 3/8 × 1 1/4 in. (10.8 ×
Marks: 
dedication: on back of movement: "PRESENTED TO/ EDWIN BRAMHALL CHILD/ GENTLEMEN/ AND/ BENEFACTOR/ BY THE/ WADSWORTH AVENUE/ BAPTIST CHOIR/ AND/ SQUIRE SHORTT'S OLDE FOLKES/ FEBRUARY 9, 1924" trademark: on inside of back casing: "C.W.C.CO./ TRADEMARK/ 257
Description: 
Gold pocket watch in wood case. Watch has gold bezel enclosing glass face and white enamel dial; black arabic numeral hours with minute markings and seconds aperture at the 6; steel moon hour and minute hands; flat knob with engraved winding dial; stirrup bow; back of casing opens to reveal dedication on plate covering movement; calligraphy monogram on back of casing. Watch case is rectangular with rounded corners; shield in middle of top; finished wood; top hinged on with lock on front; interior of box is cardboard and worn purple velvet with a circular mold for the watch; padded top.
Gallery Label: 
This watch was presented to Edmund Bramhall Child on February 9, 1924, by the Wadsworth Avenue Baptist Choir and Squire Shortt's Olde Folkes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Estate of Edmund Bramhall Child
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group