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Watch: PW.109-1923

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Maker: Unidentified




Silver outer case and bull's eye glass.

OUTER CASE: Plain silver case. Inside bezel marked with lion and leopard's head stamps. Inside of body stamped with London Assay marks, date stamp for 1840. Maker's incuse mark 'H I' with pellet between, also '3098' incuse. Bezel overlaps body.

GLASS: Loose bull's eye


History note: Unknown before S.G. Perceval (1838-1922)

Legal notes

Spencer George Perceval Bequest, 1922

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1922) by Perceval, Spencer George


19th century
Production date: circa AD 1840 : London Assay mark

Components of the work

Glass Diameter 49 mm Height 10 mm
Case Diameter 58.5 mm Thickness 21 mm Width 58 mm

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'H I' incuse
  • Method of creation: Stamped
  • Type: Maker's name
  • Text: '3098' incuse
  • Type: Number
  • Text: London
  • Method of creation: Stamped
  • Type: Assay mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: PW.109-1923
Primary reference Number: 207543
No.: 3098
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 7 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 28 March 2018 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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