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Object Name Watch, Pocket
Catalog Number 1986.86
Date ca. 1855
Material(s) Gold; silver;
Dimensions Dia-1.625 inches
Description This object is a gold pocket watch with a spring loaded cover and a silver winding key. The outside of the front cover is engraved with the word "Ellen" on the inside of a shield. The back cover has a small solid star etched into the center. The watch has a winding key.
Notes "Grand Pa Owsley" was William Owsley, 16th Governor of KY.
Collection William B. Chescheir Collection
People Owsley, Willam
Subjects Watch
Pocket watches
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS