Stock No. : 1101
MOVEMENT : Signed (M. Storr, London) and numbered (4687) gilt brass verge movement, with four square pillars, wonderfully engraved and pierced balance cock and plate, and large silver regulator disc. In complete and good condition. Running well.
DIAL : Silver champleve dial, signed and with an unusual shell motif at the base. Nice 18th century steel beetle and poker hands. In fine condition, with just some light surface scratches
CASE : Silver with London hallmarks for 1743. Also stamped with maker’s mark WW and the movement serial number 4687. The bow is a little worn but otherwise the case is in excellent condition. The hinge is good and the bezel snaps shut correctly. The high dome crystal is fine.
The watch would originally have had an additional, separate, outer ‘pair’ case, which is now absent.
Marmaduke Storr, a Quaker from Selby, Yorkshire, worked in London from before 1728. He died in 1750.