pocket watch

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a watch that is carried in a small watch pocket

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World War I commanders popularized wrist watches, which flipped the pocket watch winding stem from the 12 to the 3 position and added brackets for a wristband.
What intrigued Little Ming most about the pocket watch was the tiny second hand.
The government has been trying to prevent Gandhi's spectacles, sandals, pocket watch and a few utensils from going under the hammer on Thursday.
The collection that was due to be sold yesterday also includes a pocket watch that reportedly stopped at the exact moment the ship sank in April 1912.
One of the last tickets for the Titanic's doomed maiden voyage and a pocket watch which stopped when it sank have been sold by a relative of a survivor, a British auctioneer said yesterday.
Prindergrast's lost pocket watch, he sees to it that she is sent to the same school as his son.
TELLY rogue Del Boy made millions from an old pocket watch in Only Fools And Horses - but a real-life sale of old timepieces made about pounds 8million at a Christie's sale in London last week.
Also included in the list of items up for auction was a signed first edition of The Waste Land and a silver hunting case pocket watch which was received by Eliot as a Christmas gift in 1900 when he was 12 years old.
He hands Holmes a pocket watch about which he said nothing other than that it had recently come into his possession.
assigned aides to alter textbook photos of Emmanuel Leutze's famous "Washington Crossing the Delaware" painting because some grown-ups thought parts of Washington pocket watch might appear to fifth-graders to be the Founding Father's penis.
Habsburg's numerous achievements include the sale of a Patek Philippe pocket watch -- for a record $3.
About the size of a pocket watch, an ICD is implanted in the chest and provides therapy through a small insulated wire (called a lead) for potentially lethal fast heart rates (ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation).
When Reenie returns home and realises Jade has let Derek stay with the Osbornes, she smashes his pocket watch and demands he leave.
THE family of a World War One veteran, who was presented with a gold pocket watch for his heroic actions during the Great War, have been reunited with their family member's stolen heirloom.
Kathleen Dooner has the pocket watch back in her family after a teenager found it while walking in Navan, Co Meath.