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Object Name Watch, Pocket
Catalog Number 1939.488
Creator Roskell, Robert; Meek, J.F. & B.F.; M'Cowat, Thomas
Date ca. 1823
Material(s) Gold/Brass/Glass
Dimensions H-3.375 D-1 Dia-2.25 inches
Description This pocket watch is a Herndon watch. It is in a thick, round gold case, with a winding key attached to the stem on top. The face has a glass cover. The face is brass and features Roman numerals. An etched floral pattern is in the center of the face.
Notes By family tradition belonged to Elisha Herndon.
Collection Harry Herndon Collection
People Meek, J.F. & B.F.
M'Cowat, Thomas
Roskell, Robert
Subjects Watch industry
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS