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Pocket Watch

Manufacturer: A.M. Hill (American)

Date: c. 1900
Medium: gold (18K) with porcelain and glass
Dimensions:
2 1/4 x 3 1/8 inches (5.7 x 7.9 cm)
Classification: Time Keeping
Credit Line: Gift of Eunice R. Benckenstein, 2004
Object number: 51.900.341
Accession Number: 2004.5.4
Alter Appraisal: 31
DescriptionEngraved WHS monogram on exterior; hinged; repeater; white porcelain clock face; black numbers; red second numbers; gold filigree hands; black lettering: A.M. Hill / NEW ORLEANS, L.A.; no chain.
Provenance: W.H. Stark [1851-1936]; by inheritance to his son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; by inheritence to her friend Eunice R. Benckenstein [1908-2008]; gifted May 27, 2004 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
Exhibitions:
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