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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
gold 240
Names
pocket watch 37
Subjects
numerals 14 gold 4
Date:
ca. 1900
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1.875 in
Inscription:
Scrolled initials engraved on case back: RJO [stamped and inlaid with gold inside back of works;] BERKSHIRE
Remarks:
Pocket watch, open face, pink gold case. White face with gold numbers, minute marks and hands. White gold 5 minute marks, inset second timer at 6 o'clock has gold numbers and marks with a blue-black hand. Engraving on back of case, stamped inscription inside back of works. According to MJA Collection notes, this watch was "used by Buffalo Bill for many years in starting Wild West show perfomances and given by him to Rosa J. Odell-a cousin by marriage who gave it to Mary Jester Allen." Mrs. Odell added her initials on the back about 1900.
Accession Number:
1.69.361

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Our collection of pocket watches - Curated by Nancy McClure


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