Gold-plated key-wind pocket watch. Enamel ballooning scene on case shows a balloon that has just landed and the two men in the gondola have jumped out to hug the people on the ground. Watch face is enamel with clear stones inset on the hands and around the face (most are currently missing). Glass over face opens by pushing the button on the side. Interior mechanism is accessible by lifting at the bottom of the watch face (hinge at top of face).
Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
Country of Origin
- Overall: 4.1 × 7.6 × 1.6cm (1 5/8 × 3 × 5/8 in.)
- Watch Dia.: 4.1cm (1 5/8 in.)
National Air and Space Museum
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