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Watch key

Object Number: 
INV.6288.16
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 5/8 in. ( 3.8 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Brass watch key.
Gallery Label: 
According to an attached label, this fragment was found at Maspeth in Queens, New York City. The label gave a date of January 15, 1929, but did not say whether the object was found on that date, or donated to the Society on that date.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group