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EW28 front
watch index 63
country British  
piece name (title): EW28 George Morris Lever Fusee
price $475
set key
plate full
plate finish gilt
date 1833
case style swing-out
case material silver
escapement lever
serial number 4087
maker
movement
escapement
case
case marks
dial and hands
notes Gent's Sterling silver, key wound, and key set, lever escapement with fusee, open face pocket watch, made by George Morris, Minories, London, circa 1833

Description

Case:

(no size provided) Sterling silver, three leaf open face pocket wtch case with polished outer cover and bezel and the inner cover hallmarked with the Lion Passant (sterling silver), Lion head without crown (made post 1821), Date Letter mark is 'S' inside a polygon for 1833 and the s.S initials of the watch case maker, likely those of Samuel Strahan of 36 White's Row, Spitalfields, London in 1834. there is a silver hallmarked ball pendant and bow at the twelve.

Dial:

White porcelain dial with Roman hour chapter, closed minute ring, subsidiary seconds @6 gilt English Spade hands.

Movement:

The gilt brass dust cover is marked for George Morris, Minories, London, no. 4087". This is a lever movement with single chain driven fusee, of eight day duration, with a single stepped engraved fan shaped balance bridge with mono- metallic, undersprung, balance wheel with the index ruler for speed on the back plate marked for fast and slow.

Condition:

Case scratches, compound hairline dial fractures, movement is in good condition. Spotty oxidation on the outer case cover.

Date

Circa 1833
valuation
copyright
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