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Collections > Clocks & Watches > Pocket Watch
Gold-cased gentleman's pocket watch marked with the assay letters for Chester, 1855-6. The dial has an engine-turned chapter-ring, with raised Roman numerals for the hours, small raised dots outside for the minutes, the centre chased with a wreath of scrolls and flowers. A seconds dial, with engine-turned centre, is set low. The hands are of blue steel, the hour-hand with a pierced lozenge decoration, the minute hand with a fleur-de-lys.
Size: Diameter: 6 cm.
Object Type: watch
Broad Date: Late Victorian
Actual Date: 1855
Century: 19th century
Materials: Gold, Steel
Museum Accession Number: 1976.33/CW