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Handbag Watch, ca. 1933

This is a watch. It is dated ca. 1933 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is bakelite, metal, glass, paper. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled "An Essential Accessory”.

This object was donated by Max Pine. It is credited Gift of Max Pine and Lois Mander.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 7 di. x 1.3 d cm (2 3/4 x 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Handbag Watch, ca. 1933; USA; bakelite, metal, glass, paper; Overall: 7 di. x 1.3 d cm (2 3/4 x 1/2 in.); Gift of Max Pine and Lois Mander; 2008-9-13

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