Open Face Pocket Watch

Description
The Rockford Watch Company, in business near Chicago between 1873 and 1915, made high-quality watches, mostly for railroad men.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
watch
pocket watch
date made
1876
patent date
1874-06-02
manufacturer
Rockford Watch Co.
Physical Description
brass (watch movement material)
silver (dust cap material)
silver (watch case material)
gilded (watch movement production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 3 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 7/8 in; 9.2075 cm x 6.35 cm x 2.2225 cm
ring: 7/8 in; 2.2225 cm
place made
United States: Illinois
ID Number
ME*330353
catalog number
330353
accession number
288889
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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