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Manufactured by:
Wittnauer, American, founded 1885  Search this
Issued by:
American Black Film Festival, American, founded 1997  Search this
Received by:
Jeff Friday, American  Search this
metal and glass with imitation leather
H x W x D: 3 1/16 × 1 3/8 × 2 3/16 in. (7.8 × 3.5 × 5.6 cm)
Place made:
Switzerland, Europe
Place used:
Acapulco de Juárez, Guerrero, Mexico, Latin America, North and Central America
A commemorative wrist watch presented to Jeff Friday at the inaugural Acapulco Black Film Festival (ABFF) held June 24-29, 1997. The Wittnauer Swiss Movement watch has a white dial with a black hands and minute markers. The watch case, buckle, and stick markers are gold toned and the straps are black faux leather. The watch dial is dominated by a central graphic of the ABFF logo, which resembles a stylized half rayed-sun with a half of an eye at the center. The sun's rays lengthen towards the top and there is a film strip at the bottom of the logo. The logo is primarily black and white outlined in red, orange, and yellow. Printed in black text along the bottom edge of the watch dial is the model number of the watch [JV8072 SWISS MVT.0762]. The back of the watch is silver toned with [WATER RESISTANT] stamped on the top and [[down arrow] BASE METAL] stamped on the bottom.
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Holidays and festivals  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jeff and Nicole Friday
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture