Pocket watch Manufacturer: American Watch Company (American, 1859–1885)
Manufacturer: formerly attributed A. W. Company


Silver, gold, glass, porcelain


3 × 2 1/8 × 7/8 in. (7.62 × 5.4 × 2.22 cm, 137 g)

Credit Line

Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933

Accession Number



19th century


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.


  • David L. Barquist, Patricia E. Kane, and Aline H. Zeno, American Silver from the Kossack Collection: A Checklist, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), no. 210.
  • "Acquisitions 1985–1987," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988).

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Additional information


"A.W.CO." in relief within rectangle, above "O'HARA PATENTS" in relief within rectangle, above and touching a rectangle containing "DEC.9.84" in relief, this mark above "COIN." in relief within a rectangle, above "63276" incuse, all inside back cover\r\n\r\n"2" in releif within a square over "63276/ A" incused on interior of inner back cover\r\n\r\n"63276" incuse on frame around works\r\n\r\n"PATENT PINION" incuse in an arch, "HAMPDEN (flanked by trident-like shapes) incuse in an arch over "WATCH CO." incuse in an oposing curve over "Springfield, Mass. (Gothic font)" incused with the same curve, and "285907" incuse, all on the on back plate of the works\r\n\r\n"HAMPDEN WATCH CO." on face

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