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Thomas Wagstaffe
Brass, steel, gold, enameled porcelain, and glass; Diam. 1 1/4 in.
Cowan's Auctions, Inc. (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Heileman and Company, Jewelers (Cincinnati, Ohio)
The works of this pocket watch are signed by Thomas Wagstaffe, a London Quaker clockmaker who was known to Franklin. Later owners of the watch include Franklin's cousin, Timothy Folger, and members of Folger's family. Terms of Use Credits