04-27-2018 04-27-2018
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3097M Marlborough
April 27, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Pocket Watch Identified to Warren F. Parker, 5th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia

Auction: Sale #3097M - 3097M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 27, 2018 10:00AM


Pocket Watch Identified to Warren F. Parker, 5th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia, c. 1861, wooden case with a blue silk lining, a Confederate Gardner round, a silver watch case with a horse on the back, and an eagle and flags on the front, marked inside the back of the case "Detached Lever/13 Jewels/Lutz Brothers/Locle & N.Y." and on the dial MARINE TIME PIECE/LUTZ BROTHERS," with chain and key, and a patriotic envelope cover found under the top case lining with a flag and "OLD WOBURN IS FOR THE/RED, WHITE, AND BLUE." and "F. Warren Parker/9th Co. 5th Regt. M.V.M./Washington, D.C."

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.

Note: Warren F. Parker enlisted in the 5th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia on July 31, 1861.
Estimate $200-400

In overall good condition with some patina on the silver.

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Nicholas A. Penachio, Warren F. Parker, Washington, D.C.