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Object Name Die
Catalog Number 2001.16.2
Collection Tool
Other Name Watch Plate Die
Description Round die for making a small Hamilton watch plate. The mold for the plate has two large holes, one medium hole and two small holes, and reads (backwards) "HAMILTON / U.S.A. / 19 JEWELS / 982". Three slotted holes (for holding the die in place) are evenly spaced around the die. One side of the die is marked "CL 38582"; the other side is marked "SO 17736-2".
Material Steel
Place of Origin Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
Notes Accessioned