IOW-919C55: Post-Medieval Watch Winder

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WATCH

Unique ID: IOW-919C55

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete post-Medieval iron and gilded watch winder (c. 1800-c. 1900).

This winder is in the form of an annular ring with a terminal knop and the remains of a pin at the opposite end. The pin is contained within a double-grooved globular housing. The knop has a raised scrolled/floriate design and the outer face of the ring has oblique grooves.

The winder is slightly worn.

Length: 25.3mm; width: 14.9mm; thickness: 5.8mm. Weight: 3.89g.

A variety of watch winders have been published (Bailey 1995: 26-28).

Bailey, G. 1995. Detector Finds 2. Greenlight Publishing. Chelmsford.

Class: Watch winder

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1800
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.3 mm
Width: 14.9 mm
Thickness: 5.8 mm
Weight: 3.89 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th December 2014 - Sunday 28th December 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2015-1-21

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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