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Watch-hook

A device for holding a man's pocket watch, in the form of a short bar to slide behind the belt and curve over the top and downward, the front with a decorative ornament, sometimes in the form of a band with a snap to hold the watch. Some also had a loop to be attached for security to a watch chain.

From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson

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