Pocket Watch, E. Howard Watch Co.

Description
Made about 1914, this watch—both case and movement—were manufactured by the Keystone Watch Case Company. Keystone had bought the rights to use the Howard name, and the watch is marked: "E. Howard Watch Co. Boston U.S.A." In a 10k gold case, the nickel movement with serial number 1183943 is stem-wound and set with a lever at the side of the case near the dial’s numeral one. The style of the dial—easily-read bold black numbers, minute marks and hands—evolved for railroad watches.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
watch
date made
ca 1914
manufacturer
E. Howard Watch Co.
Physical Description
gold (watch case material)
nickel (watch movement material)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 in x 2 in x 3/8 in; 6.35 cm x 5.08 cm x .9652 cm
stem: 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 1.27 cm x 1.905 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
ME*317099
catalog number
317099
accession number
230383
serial number
1183943
subject
Measuring & Mapping
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
W. Carl Wyatt Estate
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