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Pocket watch, keys and stamp

Object Number: 
1977.43a-e
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Gold, glass, enamel; brass; ribbon; brass, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 2 5/8 in. × 1/2 in. × 1 7/8 in. (6.7 × 1.3 × 4.8 cm) Overall (b): 1 3/8 × 1/2 × 1/8 in. (3.5 × 1.3
Marks: 
engraving: on movement: "JOSH JOHNSON/ Liverpool/ 56680" engraving: on inside of front casing: "A to I" goldsmith's mark: on inside of front casing: "R.E.R." and illegible hallmark goldsmith's mark: on inside of back casing: "R.E.R."/ illegible hallmar
Description: 
Pocket watch with two keys, ribbon and glass stamp attached to chain; watch has smooth case, with engraving on front of house, trees, land within a rectangular border; oval pendant knob with round bow; back casing opens to reveal engraved movement case; front casing opens to bezel and glass face; white enamel dial with black roman numeral hours and minute markings; steel moon hour and minute hands; seconds aperture with numbers and poker hand at VI; a chain with two keys and a black ribbon is attached to the bow of the watch; one key is bimetallic with foliate loop at the top; one key, also engraved, has clear glass inserted at one end; a triangular prism, cut clear glass stamp is attached to a metal loop at the end of the ribbon.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group