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Clock (USA), ca. 1868

This is a clock. It was manufactured by National Watch Company. It is dated ca. 1868 and we acquired it in 1908. Its medium is silver stand, dial of enamel on copper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Katherine Strong Welman. It is credited Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 13 x 7 x 2 cm (5 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Movement inscribed: B.W. Raymond Butt's Patent No. 894 Elgin Ills (Dec. 1868)

Cite this object as

Clock (USA), ca. 1868; Manufactured by National Watch Company ; silver stand, dial of enamel on copper; H x W x D: 13 x 7 x 2 cm (5 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 13/16 in.); Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman; 1908-23-6

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