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Object Name Watch, Pocket
Catalog Number 2011.12.10
Collection Watch
Other Name Presentation Watch
Date c. 1877
Description 45mm., fusee, table roller lever escapement, full plate, gilt, solid cock with engraved regulator scale, split bimetallic compensated balance, flat hairspring, jeweled escape wheel arbor, maintaining power, key wind, Ser. # 4753, white enamel single sunk Roman dial, dust cover
Sterling silver hunting case 4753, London hallmark 1877, maker's mark J.H, engraved on dome "Presented by the Government of Canada to Mr. William Smith A Seaman of the Norwegian Ship 'Prince Mauritz' in recognition of the services rendered by him in the rescue of the crew of the Wrecked Schooner 'Roderick Rose' of Windsor, Nova Scotia, 16th April 1877."
Maker John Leslie
Place of Origin London, England
Serial Number(s) 4753