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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
Governors
Gifts
Pocket watches
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS