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Lady's Pocket Watch

Lady's Pocket Watch

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This tiny watch, with a movement made by the American Watch Company, Waltham, Mass., was the gift of Philip Cadmus to his fiancée Augusta Francis Stipp in 1906, shortly before their marriage.
Cadmus, a watchmaker, had his photo applied to the dial. The gold case, engraved with the monogram “A.F.S.”, is the hunter style, with a cover over the dial of the watch and the winding stem positioned at three on the dial. The movement is serial number 11647977. Preserved with the watch are its protective cloth sack and velvet-covered presentation box.
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Object Name
pocket watch, lady's
date made
Waltham Watch Company
place made
United States
Physical Description
metal (watch movement material)
gold (dust cap material)
gold (watch case material)
overall, closed: 2 3/16 in x 1 1/2 in x 7/16 in; 5.55625 cm x 3.81 cm x 1.11125 cm
overall, open: 1 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 4.445 cm x 5.715 cm
ring: 7/16 in x 5/8 in; 1.11125 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
maker number
Credit Line
Mrs. Marion E. Hardwick
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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