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Watch case

Object Number: 
Z.2308
Date: 
1775-1825
Medium: 
Brass, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 2 in. ( 2.2 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
printed: inside reverse side of case: "Watches of every description repaired. Warranted. / STEBBINS & HOWE / WATCH MAKERS / 146 / Chatham Street NEW YORK / One door from Mulberry Street"
Description: 
Brass open-faced watch case with hinged front cover, metal clasp fastener; originally covered with leather applied with brass studs; reverse has remnants of piqué swirling floral design; inside of reverse lined with maker's advertisement.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group