Illustration of Paul Morphy's Custom Chess-Themed Pocket Watch The magnificent hand-painted dial by John Webb is the only known part to survive from Paul Morphy’s chess-themed pocket watch presented to.
Paul Morphy Watch Dial by John Webb, Dial Painter at the American Watch Company. Reprinted with Permission from the National Watch & Clock Museum. Paul Morphy is considered to be.
President Ulysses S. Grant was often photographed with a pocket watch chain fashionably hanging from his left vest pocket. While many presidential timepieces have been documented, not much is known.
[May 29, 2020] Update: After bringing this research to the attention of Dix Noonan Web, the McLean/Lee watch has been removed from the June 9th auction. Dix Noonan Web Response:.