Overall: 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. ( 1.3 x 5.4 x 7.9 cm )
Gold pocket watch given by General George Washington to Col. Thomas Johnson of Maryland; key-wound watch with plain white enamel dial, arabic numerals with minute markings; gold case with glass missing; inscriptions on back and interior of case.
Gift of Several Members of the Society
engraved: on back of case: "Trenton N.J./Dec. 10th 1777./Presented to my Friend/Col. Thos. Johnson of Md./as a Memento/of my great Esteem./Geo. Washington."
engraved: inside case cover: "1775/G. Washington"
stamped: inside case cover: "IDMD/6722"
engraved: on workings inside case: "Avance/Retard"
rear of enameled dial marked "HM" and number 522.
[no marks on movement]
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