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    SOLID GOLD POCKET WATCH - CAPTAIN CALVIN S. HARTLEY OF 28TH PA VOLUNTEERS - PENNSYLVANIA ENGRAVING , ca 1865 This highly ornate pocket watch and chain belonged to Capt. Calvin S. Hartley of Pennsylvania. Capt. Hartley served under Colonel John S. Geary of the 28th Pa. Volunteers, who fought at the Battle of Gettysburg. The watch is very unique as the face is finely engraved with the Pennsylvania State seal. The reverse interior is touch marked by the retailer, "J & W. L. Ward, 106 Chestnut Street, Philada. - 18(karat)". The National Watch and Clock Collector's Museum, and the Pennsylvania State Museum have researched and noted this watch; it is the only example known to have this state engraving. The chain is also thick and engraved, the fob is an unusual gold compass and the key remains. The reverse has small initial engraving. This is a fine historic Civil War and Pennsylvania watch.

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    December, 2007
    1st Saturday
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