Barthelmes Shop Sign

This is a one-sided shop sign made of painted wood and designed to look like a pocket watch. Barthelmes Watchmakers were active during the mid-19th century in Marlborough, Massachusetts.
Object Name
shop sign
date made
mid 19th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
paint (overall material)
wood (overall material)
overall: 29 in x 21 in x 3 1/4 in; 73.66 cm x 53.34 cm x 8.255 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
American Enterprise
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
American Enterprise
American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
Sewer, Andy; Allison, David; Liebhold, Peter; Davis, Nancy; Franz, Kathleen G.. American Enterprise: A History of Business in America

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