||gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, 1868, horology
|Themes this item is part of:
||Science & Measurement Collection
||Back plate is marked 'M. Currie, Greenock, 11453'. Outside of inner case is marked 'A. McIntyre, Myrniong, Vic' and inside is marked '11453'. Case has London hallmark of 1867-1868 (lion, uncrowned leopard, small gothic m) and 'J.S.'.
||Matthias Currie, Greenock, Scotland, Great Britain, circa 1868
Currie was working at 11 Cross Shore St, Greenock in 1868: see Donald Whyte, Scottish Clock & Watch Makers 1445-1900, Pub Scottish Genealogy Society 1996.