Monday, July 19, 2010

Featured Artifact: Bull's Eye Pocket Watch




Photographs taken by Steve Newfield, a volunteer with the Cultural Resource Division.

This watch is an English Gold bull's pocket watch by Marmaduke Storr, done in London in 1773. The size of the case is 2'' in diameter, and 1/2'' thick.

The watch has a white enamel face, and contains a chased and engraved case with the back initialed with a letter "B". The back of the watch is delicately engraved. The case is hallmarked with the year of 1773. The enamel is chipped, and the key is missing.

Morr 3926

History of the Pocket Watch:

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