October's Object - 1650 Pocket Watch w/ Modifications

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    Pocket watch, c. 1650 w/ 19th century modifications. 19th century movement made for a c. 1650 case. Stackfreed is made in two pieces, round edge on cog, no regulator, screwed and riveted, pillars not gilded. Movement is signed, "Henry Gerbart Strasburg." Spring driven with verge escapement. Key wind, hand set. Silver rectangular hinged case is hightly engraved. Front of case has engraved scene of the crucifixion. Back of case has scene of the Resurrection. Dial is engraved in center with the three wise men. Above the dial is engraving of the angels and shepards. Below dial is engraving of the Adoration. Roman numerals on silver chapter ring. One iron hand. 72806.jpg 72807.jpg 72808.jpg
     

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