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watch and case

Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
  • Description
    gunmetal pocket watch with cylinder escapement of cheap grade, ¾ plate.
    The watch face is white with black Roman and Arabic numerals, ornate hour and minute hands with insert of second hand subdial at the 6, makers name below 12
    Outer tinned steel case with plastic front and also includes completely plastic yellow two-part case and leather pocket. The leather pocket has attached leather handle with metal ring attached.
  • Place
  • Other Number
    H252
  • Accession date
    Unknown
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
watch and case, H252, Photographed by Jennifer Carol, 20 Oct 0207, © Auckland Museum CC BY
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Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, H252
  • Production
    Salter, G (watchmaker/horologer)
    Switzerland
    Circa 1930
    20th century
  • Signature/marks
    23 1/2 on steel outer case.
  • Consists of
    • .1 - watch › metal
      gunmetal, tinned steel, plastic, leather
    • .1 - watch › steel
    • .3 - plastic case › plastic
    • .4 - leather bag › leather
  • Dimensions
    • .4 - leather bag height : 105mm
    • .2 - metal case depth : 18mm
    • .4 - leather bag width : 90mm
    • .3 - plastic case diameter : 55mm
    • .3 - plastic case depth : 20mm
    • .1 - watch diameter : 50mm
    • .1 - watch height : 73mm
    • .4 - leather bag depth : 25mm
    • .2 - metal case diameter : 55mm
    • .1 - watch depth : 10mm
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 05 Tools & Equipment for Science & Technology (Category)
    › Timekeeping T&E (Classification)
    › Watch (Primary Term)
  • Record created
    18 October 1996

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