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[Portrait of Navy Man]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. A man is photographed in one torso-length front-facing pose sitting in a chair. He is wearing a United States Navy uniform composed of a shirt, pants, tie, and hat. He is also wearing a watch.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[News Script: Swiss Watches]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Swiss watches on display at Fair Park in Dallas.
Date: October 7, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

T. D. Morton, Corner of Cedar and Cherry Streets, Nashville, Tennesee: Importer of French and English Fancy & Staple Goods.

Description: A pamphlet for the the T. D. Morton import company in Nashville, Tennessee. The cover displays the title of the company and an eagle perched on a shield and holding an arrow in its claw. The other pages each have a heading for different types of goods which are then listed below.
Date: unknown
Creator: T. D. Morton
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Robbery]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an armed robbery of expensive watches at a Dallas jewelry store, carried out by two unidentified men.
Date: April 24, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Balance Staff and Wheel for Watches

Description: Patent for an improved design of a balance staff and wheel used for watch repair. The new design allows for an easier repair when replacing a broken staff and decreases the chance that the wheel would be damaged when replacing the staff. Included are instructions and illustrations.
Date: May 18, 1880
Creator: Bugbee, George G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Escapement for Timekeepers.

Description: Patent for the improvement in the escapement of the watch for a "more regular and less liable to get out of order" through wear (lines 23-24), including illustration.
Date: October 12, 1858
Creator: Bishop, Josiah
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Watchmaker's Tool.

Description: Patent for a watchmaker's tool that removes "the collet and hair spring of a watch from the balance wheel arbor, without injuring the hair spring of the watch and at the same time holding the balance wheel secure against accident or injury" (lines 10-14).
Date: February 12, 1895
Creator: Seyfriedt, William C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Watch Maker's Pliers.

Description: Patent for new and improved watchmaker's pliers. This design "consists in a combination watch-hand tool or pliers to be used by watch-makers for removing the hands from a watch when it is to be repaired or new hands are required to be put on; also for holding new hands when they are to be filed and otherwise fitted to the watch; and the invention more especially consists in certain constructions of the jaw end portions of the pliers" (lines 8-16).
Date: May 12, 1885
Creator: Horton, Henry A.R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stem Winding and Setting Watch.

Description: Patent for a new and improved watch. This design "has relation particularly to an improvement in mechanism for winding and setting the watch, so that the 'movement' may be rendered interchangeable for application to a case, whether arranged for a hunting-case watch or an open-face watch. In watches as commonly constructed a different arrangement is made for the winding and setting mechanism for a hunting-case watch from that of one having an open face" (lines 12-21).
Date: July 29, 1890
Creator: Heidbrink, Bernard
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Watch Case Pendant.

Description: Patent for a new and improved watch-case pendant. This design "is to improve the construction of the bow and crown-holder of stem-winding watches, so that they will be prevented from working loose. Furthermore, to produce a bow and crown-holder which may readily be attached to watches having the ordinary holder thereon, and, finally, to produce a stem which shall be simple of construction, and which may be attached to a watch with but a slight expense" (lines 15-24).
Date: May 21, 1889
Creator: Rohrer, Edmond Charles & Joseph, Isidora
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Watch-Barrel.

Description: Patent for a winding mechanism for watches, related to the barrel and rachet of the winding mechanism, with illustrations and instructions included.
Date: November 5, 1880
Creator: Martin, Josiah
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Watch-Charm.

Description: Patent for watch charms or badges with "interchangeable emblems" (lines 11-12) to facilitate on-demand charm or badge creation through a separate stock of emblem carriers and the "interchangeable emblems."
Date: October 31, 1911
Creator: Friedman, Bernhard Z.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Watch

Description: Patent for a watch case that can have different size clock works put in it.
Date: November 12, 1912
Creator: Friedman, Adolph
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Watches]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a shipment of watches from Zales Jewelers going to South America on Braniff Airways; the watches are for the blind, and are part of a continuing donation of such braille timepieces being made by the company since 1948
Date: July 17, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Studio Portrait of a Man and Woman

Description: Studio photograph of a man seated with a woman standing beside him. She rests her right hand on his left shoulder. He lays his hand on an architectural prop. A backdrop with an image of a house and trees on it is behind them. The man wears has a white beard and mustache, wears a suit, and has a hat in his lap. A watch chain hangs from his vest.The woman wears a long dark dress and has her hair pulled back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Two advertisements]

Description: Clipping advertising an etching reproduction of a painting by Jean Francois Millet, "The Angelus", pg. 72. Etching is offered as free gift to weekly subscribers of The St. Louis Republic. Watch advertisements on verso, pg. 71. Watches are offered by The Brodix Publishing Co., Washington, D.C., to subscribers and club organizers of "The Home Magazine".
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Portraits of Man]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. A man is photographed in two full-length front-facing poses. In the left image, he is standing with one foot in the seat of a carved wooden chair. In the right image, he is sitting with one leg on the arm of the chair. He is wearing a light shirt with a rounded collar, a striped tie, a suit jacket with a pocket watch, cuffed and creased pants, socks, and dark button-up shoes. His hair is parted on the side.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum