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Watches made in 1833.....

Item # 222081

January 08, 1833

EVENING POST, N.Y., Jan. 8, 1833.
* Swiss watches and more
* Early 19th century original reading

Page 2 has an item that says:

* It is estimated that 150,000 watches are annually made in France, and about 200,000 are finished only, the movements of which are made in Switzerland, chiefly of gold, and 350,000 clocks, in bronze, gilt, or alabaster cases.

Other news of the day includes: "Suicide" "Fire at Mobile" and more. Several ads throughout.

Dampstain in the left margin and first column but none in this content, otherwise in nice condition. 4 pages.

Category: Pre-Civil War