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Object Name Watch, Pocket
Catalog Number 83.82.1164
Collection Watch
Date c. 1830
Description Pocket watch, open face; engine-turned, silver case; high glass; no hall mark or date, only the number "6 2". Ivory tint enamel dial; Roman numerals, all three hands are missing.
Movement; English verge; fusee; gilt; steel balance, broad flat ring; arbor capped with ruby; solid, tapering, carved cock; plain plate; top piece is inscribed "Ro. Roskell Liverpool", underside of the faceplate has "No. 21147"; winds left through the back.
C 1830
Maker Unknown
Place of Origin CON
Notes James Arthur Collection notes say, "The case is probably later than the movement." "Apparently complete, but Mr. Arthur's label says, 'New mainspring wanted'." "Britten lists Robert Roskell 1805-1830."
Serial Number(s) SN#27143