Pocket watch; Rotherhams London; pre 1915; 3185

Name/Title

Pocket watch

About this object

Gold pocket watch on a fob chain, with an inscription inside the case.

Maker

Rotherhams London

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

pre 1915

Place Made

England

Medium and Materials

Gold

Measurements

67 x 48 x 12mm

Subject and Association Description

An engraving inside the watch case reads "Presented to Sergeant Lander by the Residents of Te Awamutu and surrounding districts, 24th March 1915". Sergeant Roger Lander was a Police officer in Te Awamutu for nine years and this pocket watch was presented to him as a farewell gift from the community when he relocated due to a promotion.

Object Type

Personal artifact

Object number

3185

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