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Antique Illinois Pocket Watch The Gentleman’s Dress Pocket Watch circa 1926

$750.00 $545.00

Folks, we are pleased to offer for your consideration this high grade Illinois Pocket Watch, circa 1926. This Gentlemen’s Dress pocket watch of the day is a size 12 and measures 1 ¾ inch in diameter. This all original pocket watch is stem set and stem wound. This size 12 dress pocket watch was a symbol of prestige and status and manufactured to the highest standards. We have an excellent example with this wonderful configuration; Illinois Grade 405 movement, Art Deco motif dial, custom blued steel Cathedral hands and housed in this beautiful North American Case Company (NACCO) 10K Gold Fill Case.

This is an excellent example of the late 19th early 20th Century ingenuity that made the American pocket watch a worldwide standard for beauty and accuracy in timekeeping.

This Illinois Pocket Watch has just been cleaned, oiled and adjusted for accuracy. This entails a complete disassembly, all parts cleaned in an ultrasonic bath, and reassembled using the finest watch oil and gear grease.

This antique Illinois Pocket Watch is warranted for one full year from the date of purchase.

 

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Folks, we are pleased to offer for your consideration this high grade Illinois Pocket Watch, circa 1926. This Gentlemen’s Dress pocket watch of the day is a size 12 and measures 1 ¾ inch in diameter. This all original Grade 405 movement is stem set and stem wound. This size 12 dress pocket watch was a symbol of prestige and status and manufactured to the highest standards. We have an excellent example with this wonderful configuration; Illinois Grade 405 movement, Art Deco motif dial, custom blued steel Cathedral hands and housed in this beautiful North American Case Company (NACCO) 10K Gold Fill Case. I hope the many pictures and magnification helps tell the story of this fine Illinois Dress Pocket Watch of the day.

This high grade Hamilton Grade 405 movement has 17 jewels and is stem set and stem wound. The Illinois Pocket Watch has the pinstripe damasking pattern on the nickel silver plate movement. The 405 movement also has a gold center wheel, micro regulator, gold balance weights, gold jewel settings, adjusted to temperature and three positions, with a steel escapement all designed for extreme accuracy. This Illinois is housed in this NACCO 10K Gold Fill Case. This Illinois 405 Pocket Watch has just been serviced and is again sure to be appreciated for generations to come.

This is an excellent example of the late 19th early 20th Century ingenuity that made the American pocket watch a worldwide standard for beauty and accuracy in timekeeping.

This Illinois Pocket Watch has just been cleaned, oiled and adjusted for accuracy. This entails a complete disassembly, all parts cleaned in an ultrasonic bath, and reassembled using the finest watch oil and gear grease.

This antique Illinois Pocket Watch is warranted for one full year from the date of purchase.

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