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Object Name Watch, Pocket
Catalog Number 1939.153.1
Maker Willmore, Joseph
Date ca. 1827
Material(s) Silver/Glass/Brass
Dimensions H-2.75 W-2 D-1 inches
Description This silver pocket watch has Roman numerals and a sub-face with Arabic numerals. The watch has a hinged glass cover over the face and a hinged silver back cover. Inside the back cover is an inscription. The back has a solid silver circle in the middle roughly 7/16" in diameter. This circle is surrounded by a design that covers the whole back of the watch. The watch is topped by a small metal ring.
Notes Belonged to Governor Robert P. Letcher, (1840-44).
Collection Mrs. Alexander McKee Collection
People Willmore, Joseph
Robert Perkins Letcher
McKee, Mrs. Alexander
Subjects Governor
watches
timekeeping
Pocket watches
Search Terms Watch
Accessories
Governors
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS