Brass, glass, metal
Overall: 3 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. ( 8.3 x 15.9 cm )
painted on black: on face: "1853 1899 / AUSTIN / SETH THOMAS" and "MADE IN U.S.A."
Circular brass ship's clock with hinged and latched glass front over dial; face with black painted Roman numerals and other inscriptions; second-counting dial above central dial; face pierced with two holes for winding key.
The inscription "1853 1899 / AUSTIN" may have been added by the collector, George W. Murdock.
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.