YORYM-07EF31: Modern : Watch Winder

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Unique ID: YORYM-07EF31

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete cast copper alloy clock or watch winder of modern date. The winder is formed from a single cast piece of metal with a large, square sectioned circular handle and square sectioned stem which terminates in a worn break.
The metal has a light reddish-brown patina and survives in good condition. The winder is 36.4mm long, 23.1mm in diameter, 2.8mm wide, 2.5mm thick and weighs 4.2g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1800
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.4 mm
Width: 2.8 mm
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 4.2 g
Diameter: 23.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Wawne

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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