Timepiece, Pocket Watch; unknown maker; ?; RX.1997.15

Name/Title

Timepiece, Pocket Watch

About this object

Lovely pocket watch sold by Crockett & Blackham of Roxburgh, New Zealand. The watch is made in Switzerland.

Further information found on the South Canterbury Museum site about Harry Blackham:

Shortly after his return from war, Harry went to live in Roxburgh (originally from Timaru), where he became very involved in many activities. These included, in 1922, being a founding member of the Roxburgh Volunteer Fire Brigade, committee member of the Southland Pigeon and Canary Club, Bowling Club, Coal Creek Football Club, Athletic Sports Club, and he had possibly entered into a partnership in a grocery, drapery and hardware business with a man by the name of Crockett.

Maker

unknown maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

?

Period

unknown

Place Made

Europe, Switzerland

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, silver
processed material, metal
processed material, glass

Inscription and Marks

Watch face:
CROCKETT & BLACKHAM
ROXBURGH N.Z.

SWISS MADE

Measurements

l 70mm x w 52mm x h 15mm
wt 127g

Object Type

timepieces

Object number

RX.1997.15

Copyright Licence  

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