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Object ID # 1968.062.011ab
Object Name Box
Title Ansonia Watch Box
Lexicon category 5: T&E For Science & Technology
Date April 17, 1888 patent
Year Range from 1888
Year Range to 1910
Made Made for the Ansonia Clock Co.
Place of Origin New York, New York, United States of America
Description One wooden watch box comprised of a bottom (a) and top (b). Top and front and back have paper label adhered. Printing on label reads: "Prize Medal Awards Paris Exhibition 1878 / Highest Award Medal and Diploma obtained at the WORLDS COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION / THE NEW YORK / Stem Winder, Stem Set. The ANSONIA CLOCK CO., MANUFACTURERS, New York, United States of America. PATENTED April 17, 1888 / France, Austria and Belgium."
Provenance The previous owner, Elroy E. Creeper, did not provide any information about who first owned this item, or when it was acquired. However, it may have had a connection to Ewart J. Creeper of Owen Sound, Grey County.
Collection Commercial Equipment Collection
Material Wood/Paper/Ink/Glue
Found Unknown
People Creeper, Elroy E.