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Object Name Watch, Pocket
Catalog Number 1999.25.24
Collection Watch
Other Name Pocket watch
Date c. 1850
Description Full plate, fusee, table roller lever escapement, oversprung split bimetallic compensated balance, solid engraved cock with regulator and engraved scale, diamond endstone, maintaining power, signed dust cover, white enamel Roman dial with seconds marked Bisset, London, Royal Exchange.
18K gold single open face case, maker's mark DW, hallmark appears to be for 1817 but this is too early for the watch.
Serial: 1717
Maker James Bisset
Place of Origin London, England, United Kingdom
Serial Number(s) 1717