Watches/Tin

Object Number: 
2002.1.2556
Date: 
1888-1900
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
5 1/4 x 2 7/8 x 1/2 in.
Description: 
This light green tin box with a gold and dark green geometric border on the edges opens on a hinge. In the center of the lid is a print of a huge factory complex surrounded by the words, in black and gold, "1 Doz. Waltham Main Springs 2222 18 Size Vanguard. Resilient/ Factory of The American Waltham Watch Co., Waltham, Mass." On the bottom "Waltham Poineer/ Resilient Main Springs/ Patented Feb. 7th 1888."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group