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Pocket watch

Pocket watch
Pocket watch
Bronze, glass, enamel, wood
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. ( 4.4 x 1.3 x 4.4 cm )
Bronze pocket watch with two glass faces; wood peg in hole on perimeter of case; white enamel dial with black roman numeral hours and minute markings; steel moon hour and minute hands; second aperture above the VI with second hand; pinions, balance cock, arbors and other parts of watch mechanism exposed on movement, which is not attached to case.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Herbert D. Halsey
Object Number 
engraving: on mechanism on movement: "Fort How/ TTTTTTT"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group