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1.69.5671
Elgin National Watch Co. | T...
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1.69.5671 | ca. 1922 | H: 2.375 in, width: 1.875 in, depth: .5 in | Gift of Charles E. and Margaret C. Humberger | on face: ELGIN | 17 jewel gold pocket watch, no covers,striated band around face, no other decoration. Face is white enamel, with black numbers, minute marks, blue hands. Inset face for seconds. Stem top is ribbed dome, ring is oval and close to stem top. | 482552 | 1.69.5671.JPG | pocket watch | enamel | glass | gold | Elgin National Watch Co. | Tahys

1.69.5667
Hampden | Empire State | poc...
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1.69.5667 | H: 3 in, width: 2.125 in, depth: .75 in | Gift of Charles E. and Margaret C. Humberger | 17 jewel round gold pocket watch with hinged covers, one for watch face and other for watch back. Face is white enamel with black Roman numerals and blue hands. Inset face for seconds. Hatched case with blank initial plate. Stem top is ribbed dome, ring is oval. | 1.69.5667.JPG | shield | pocket watch | enamel | glass | gold | Hampden | Empire State

1.69.5680
Waltham | pocket watch | ena...
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1.69.5680 | ca. 1904 | H: 3.125 in, width: 2.25 in, depth: .875 in | Gift of Charles E. and Margaret C. Humberger | back: C H (by hand) | 7 jewel large silver open pocket watch. Thick glass over face.Striated band around face glass. Face is white enamel with black numbers and minute marks. Red minute numbers. Inset face for seconds face. C H engraved by hand in black. Stem top is ribbed with circular ring. | 2021 | 1.69.5680.JPG | pocket watch | enamel | glass | silver | Waltham

1.69.5700
pot | enamel
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1.69.5700 | 1920-1940 | H: 4.875 in, width: 9.75 in, depth: 7.75 in | Gift of the Quin Blair Family | Circular gray enamelware pot with two handles at sides. Edge of pot is partially rolled. | 1.69.5700.JPG | pot | enamel

1.69.5686
Remontoia | Ancre | pocket w...
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1.69.5686 | H: 3.625 in, width: 2.5 in, depth: .625 in | Gift of Charles E. and Margaret C. Humberger | inside back cover: 0.800/E.P./72111 [back of watch:] ANCRE/15/RUBIS/REMONTOIA/Ligne Scoite/SPIRAL BREGUET/LEVEES VISIBLES | 15 jewel large silver pocket watch with open face and back cover, which opens. Stem ring and top are different metal. Cows/house engraved on back. Ornate copper-colored hands on face. Face is white enamel with black Roman numerals and minute marks. Inset face for seconds. Stem is ribbed, ring is oval. | 72111 | 1.69.5686view1.JPG | 1.69.5686view2.JPG | cows | pocket watch | enamel | silver | glass | Remontoia | Ancre

1.69.5669
Elgin National Watch Co. | C...
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1.69.5669 | ca. 1894 | H: 2.75 in, width: 2 in, depth: .75 in | Gift of Charles E. and Margaret C. Humberger | face: ELGIN NAT'L WATCH CO. [back inside cover:] COLUMBIA/30449/indecipherable numbers near hinge | 12 jewel round pocket watch, missing front cover, floral motif on rear cover. Ornate floral striated edge. Watch face is white enamel with black Roman numerals and minute marks. Blue hands. Inset face for seconds. Stem is ribbed dome, circular ring. | 30449 | 1.69.5669.JPG | floral | pocket watch | filled | enamel | gold | glass | Elgin National Watch Co. | Columbia

1.69.5697
pan | enamel | metal
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1.69.5697 | 1920-1940 | H: 4.125 in, width: 11.75 in, depth: 7 in | Gift of the Quin Blair Family | Round grey enamelware pan, rounded sides that flair slightly, rolled edge at top, concave bottom, slight pouring spout at one side. Long attached handle curves downward, rolled edges, hole in end. | 1.69.5697.JPG | pan | enamel | metal

1.69.357
stand | photograph album | e...
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1.69.357 | ca. 1900 | overall height: 13.5 in, Base Length: 13.125 in, Base Width: 7.625 in, album length: 11.25 in, album width: 8.75 in, album depth: 3 in | Painted wooden stand and photograph album, enamel covered, 18 page album with mirrored back. | 1.69.357.jpg | 1.69.357.jpg | 1.69.357v2.jpg | stand | photograph album | enamel | wood | painted

1.69.2011
Am. Watch Co. Waltham | Appl...
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1.69.2011 | diameter of watch: 2.125 in | Dial marked: Am. Watch Co. Waltham, Works labeled: Appleton Tracey and Company | Open faced pocket watch in pink gold case. Stem wind and lever-stem set. Enamel dial with Roman numerals. Case number 1043819. Works serial number 3293348. Has leather black buckled strap with metal arrowhead shaped fob with embossed Indian head design. | 1.69.2011.JPG | Indian head | numerals | Roman | pocket watch | enamel | metal | buckle | gold | black | strap | pink | leather | Am. Watch Co. Waltham | Appleton Tracey and Company

2010.1.50
The Markham Air Rifle Compan...
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2010.1.50 | early 20th century - mid 20th century | H: 3.125 in, width: 2.125 in, depth: .125 in | none | Pocket mirror advertisinf the King Air Rifle by The Markham Air Rifle Company, Plymouth, Mich., U.S.A. the Mirror back is yellow enamel with black printing. | 2010.1.50.JPG | Other | mirror | enamel | glass | metal | pocket mirror | advertising | The Markham Air Rifle Company, Plymouth, Mich., U.S.A.

1.69.1948B
badge | enamel | metal | fab...
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1.69.1948B | L: 3.25 in, width: 1.875 in | Military style badge on black ribbon with pin. Badge gilded with white enamel in shape resembling maltese cross. Center has debossed Federal eagle and shield and E Pluribus Unum. Purpose unknown. | 1.69.1948B.JPG | Federal | eagle | shield | badge | enamel | metal | fabric

1.69.5675
Waltham | Illinois | pocket ...
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1.69.5675 | ca. 1908 | H: 2.375 in, width: 2 in, depth: .5 in | Gift of Charles E. and Margaret C. Humberger | front cover: WALTHAM [on gear covers:] A.W.W.Co./ WALTHAM, MASS/ 15 JEWELS/16926317 [inside back cover:] ILLINOIS/ WATCH CASE CO./SPARTAN/ 0730241/1194.K/ 1235.K/ 127 | 15 jewel white gold pocket watch with screw-on back. Yellow face with black Roman numerals and minute marks. Red minutes. Inset face for seconds. Ornate floral edge, border. Brocade on back cover with blank diamond for initials. Stem and ring also decorated. Stem is ribbed dome stem ring is oval. | 1.69.5675.JPG | floral | Diamond | pocket watch | gold | enamel | glass | White | Waltham | Illinois

Western Chorus Line
Roll-preissler, Audrey | Scu...
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16.96.2 | 1993 | H: 56.875 in, width: 58.5 in | Western Chorus Line | Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Weiss | LL edge: A. Roll-preissler [verso:] "Western Chorus Line"/ A. Roll-preissler | 16.96.2.jpg | 16.96.2.jpg | 16.96.2.web.jpg | women | Sculpture | birch | plywood | acrylic | varnish | enamel | Roll-preissler, Audrey

1.69.5682
Waltham | S.W.C. | wrist wat...
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1.69.5682 | ca. 1908 | H: 1.375 in, width: 1.5 in, depth: .5 in | Gift of Charles E. and Margaret C. Humberger | watch face: WALTHAM | 7 jewel gold wrist watch without band. Open face, back cover wont open. Face is white enamel with black Roman numerals and minute marks. Red numbers for minutes. inset face for seconds. Light floral motif band around face of watch. Ribbed stem on right side, handles for band at top and bottom. | 5683705 | 1.69.5682.JPG | wrist watch | glass | enamel | gold | filled | Waltham | S.W.C.

1.69.5668
Swiss | Sovereign Watch Co. ...
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1.69.5668 | H: 3 in, width: 2 in, depth: .5 in | Gift of Charles E. and Margaret C. Humberger | inside front cover: 0.935/_468 [watch face:]SOVEREIGN WATCH FY/B/N.Y. & Co./SWISS MADE [stem ring:] NS | 7 jewel silver pocket watch with snap covers, one for face opens. Face is white enamel with black Roman numerals, blue hands. Inset face for seconds. Glass is cracked. Gold colored stem top is ribbed dome, circular ring. | 1.69.5668.JPG | shield | pocket watch | rosettes | enamel | silver | Swiss | Sovereign Watch Co.

1.69.5679
A.W. Waltham | pocket watch ...
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1.69.5679 | ca. 1904 | H: 3.125 in, width: 2.25 in, depth: .875 in | Gift of Charles E. and Margaret C. Humberger | 7 jewel silver open pocket watch. Thick glass over face. White enamel face with black Roman numerals, minute marks and hands. Inset seconds face. Simple band of v's around face, no other decoration. Stem top is ribbed, with circular ring. | 1.69.5679.JPG | pocket watch | glass | enamel | silver | A.W. Waltham

1.69.5672
Philidelphia | Waltham | poc...
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1.69.5672 | ca.1913 | H: 2.5 in, width: 1.75 in, depth: .5 in | Gift of Charles E. and Margaret C. Humberger | on face: WALTHAM | 15 jewel pocket watch without covers. Chased band around face of white enamel with black numbers for minutes. Inset face for seconds. Blue hands. Scroll design with chasing around initial plate "GLM" on back. Stem top is ribbed, ring is oval with serifs. | 8433396 | 1.69.5672view1.JPG | 1.69.5672view2.JPG | floral | pocket watch | glass | gold | enamel | Philidelphia | Waltham

1.69.5664.1
American Watch Co. | pocket ...
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1.69.5664.1 | June 11, 1867 | H: 3 in, width: 2.125 in, depth: .75 in | Gift of Charles E. and Margaret C. Humberger | Front cover:G.W.L./4775 [rim of watch face:] G.W.Ladd'S PAT. June 11. 67. [watch face:] AMERICAN WATCH CO. | 17 jewel round pocket watch with ring at top, striates edges. Both sides open. One side has watch face, other side has watch works. Face glass opens. Face is white enamel with black Roman numerals. Inset face for seconds. Hands and minute marks are black. Inscription on wathc face, inside cover, LR rim of watch face. Hinges at CR and LR for covers, and top for face glass. Stem top is ribbed on sides, flat on top, circular ring. | 4775 | 1.69.5664.1.JPG | scroll | checkered | pocket watch | glass | enamel | gold | American Watch Co.

1.69.5699
coffeepot | enamel | metal
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1.69.5699 | 1920-1940 | H: 9 in, width: 9.25 in, depth: 5.625 in | Gift of the Quin Blair Family | Grey enamelware coffeepot, domed lid with finial knob at top, Ear shaped handle attaches at top to both lid and pot, attaches at bottom to coffee pot, curved spout, three ribs at bottom. Vertical seam down same side as handle. | 1.69.5699.JPG | coffeepot | enamel | metal

1.69.5674
Keystone | Elgin Natl. Watch...
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1.69.5674 | ca. 1918 | H: 2.375 in, width: 1.625 in, depth: .5 in | Gift of Charles E. and Margaret C. Humberger | front cover: May [inside front:] 1243985 [face:] ELGING [back inside:] 1243985 | 7 jewel gold pocket watch with front and back covers. Both open. Face is white enamel with black Roman numerals and minute marks. Inset face for seconds. No glass. Striated edge, floral front and back, with initials and house engraved respectively. Stem is ribbed dome with circular ring. | 1243985 | 1.69.5674view1.JPG | 1.69.5674view2.JPG | floral | pocket watch | enamel | gold | Keystone | Elgin Natl. Watch Co.

1.69.5760
Russia | box | wood | enamel
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1.69.5760 | H: 1.375 in, L: 4.125 in, depth: 3 in | Gift of the Russian Academy of Art | Small rectangular lacquer box with image on top of three women in tradiitional Russian dress sitting on benches. Gold scrollwork around box top and side. Interior of box is painted red. Hidden hinge on back of box lid. Pedestal feet at each corner. | 1.69.5760.JPG | women | Russia | box | wood | enamel | Russia

1.69.1948A
badge | metal | enamel | fab...
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1.69.1948A | L: 3.25 in, width: 1.875 in | Military style badge on black ribbon with pin. Badge gilded with white enamel in shape resembling maltese cross. Center has debossed Federal eagle and shield and E Pluribus Unum. Purpose unknown. | 1.69.1948A.JPG | eagle | Federal | shield | badge | metal | enamel | fabric

1.69.5681
Elgin Natl. Watch Co. | Dueb...
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1.69.5681 | ca. 1885-90 | H: 3.25 in, width: 2.125 in, depth: .75 in | Gift of Charles E. and Margaret C. Humberger | inside front cover: DUEBER/COIN/316244 [face:] ELGIN NAT'L WATCH CO. [inside back cover:] DUEBER/COIN/316244 | 15 jewel silver pocket watch with simple striated decoration on edge and outer circle of covers. Both covers open. Face is white enamel with black Roman numerals and minute marks. Inset face for seconds. Ornate stem base. Stem ball is brass colored and a ribbed dome, circular ring. | 316244 | 1.69.5681.JPG | pocket watch | silver | enamel | glass | coin | Elgin Natl. Watch Co. | Duebler

1.69.678
Waterbury Clock Co., Waterbu...
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1.69.678 | ca. 1854 | H: 11.75 in, L: 7 in, width: 8.125 in, Base Length: 8.125 in, Base Width: 3.75 in, base depth: 2.25 in | Finley A. Goodman Collection | Tag on back: WATERBURY CLOCK CO./WATERBURY, CONN./MANUFACTURERS OF/Eight-Day and Thirty-hour/BRASS CLOCKS/AND TIME--PIECES./--ALSO,--/REGULATORS/IN EVERY STYLE. [in pencil on upper back:] Bought by/Mary B. Cody--/Summer 1854/St. Louis/and moved to/Salt Creek Valley/Leavenworth/Co/Kansas | Clock, mantle style. Simple rectangular wood case stained dark brown, door on front has glass in upper 3/4 and a mirror in lower quarter; white enameled metal face with black Roman numerals and minute markings, hand painted (tole style) rosebuds in red and green in each corner, black metal hands with fleur-de-lis tips. | 1.69.678v4.jpg | 1.69.678.jpg | 1.69.678v2.jpg | 1.69.678v3.jpg | Roman | flowers | numerals | mantle clock | mirror | enamel | hardwood | Waterbury Clock Co., Waterbury, CT, U.S.A.