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Object Name Watch, Pocket
Catalog Number F553.130
Collection Watch
Date c. 1920-1930
Description Stem-wind watch with brass movement and lever escapement. Engraved on reverse of face plate, "USA Patent 66542; English Patent 7,713,821; Swiss Patent 36889, 2298, Garanti Loans, G. Schwab-Loeillet, Geneve, Suisse." Triangular abalone shell reads, "Love your fellow man, lend him a helping hand" and has hours marked with various symbols relating to order of masons. Triangular gilt case has open-faced front with glass crystal. Back hinged cover and edges of case are embossed on exterior with additional Masonic symbols.
Maker G. Schwab-Loeillet
Material brass, abalone shell, gilt, gemstones
Place of Origin Geneva, Switzerland
Serial Number(s) 2298