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Catalog Number 1960.01
Object Name Watch, Pocket
Title Pocket Watch
Artist Unknown
Date 1800-50
Description Silver watch with blank crest on reverse. Back of mechanism, when open, says "Patent Lever. Ami Perret LOCLE." Winding tool is attached to watch by string.
Label Little is known about this pocket watch, which was given to the APS by Louis Leibowitz, son of the owner. The owner may have been a member of the APS, although no further information is known.
Material Glass and silver
Dimensions L-2.938 Dia-2 inches
Dimension Details Length incl. hook at top
Credit line American Philosophical Society. Gift of Louis Leibowitz, Febraury 1960.
Search Terms 19th century
nineteenth century
timepiece
jewelry