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Antique Illinois Pocket Watch The Gentleman’s Dress Watch of the Day circa 1917

$745.00 $595.00

Folks we are pleased to offer for your consideration this Illinois Pocket Watch circa 1917. This Gentlemen’s Dress Pocket Watch Pocket of the day is a size 16 and measures 2 inches in diameter the most popular size. The Gentlemen’s 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 305 Movement, metal dress dial, custom Blued Steel Breguet Hands and housed in this Defiance Case Company Case. I so hope the many pictures and extreme magnification helps tell the story of this fine Illinois Dress Pocket Watch of the day.

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 with all parts cleaned 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 Illinois Pocket Watch circa 1917. This Gentlemen’s Dress Pocket Watch Pocket of the day is a size 16 and measures 2 inches in diameter the most popular size. The Gentlemen’s 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 305 Movement, metal dress dial, custom Blued Steel Breguet Hands and housed in this Defiance Case Company Case. I so hope the many pictures and extreme magnification helps tell the story of this fine Illinois Dress Pocket Watch of the day.

This Illinois Grade 305 has a 17  Jewel Movement This Grade 305 Model 6 with a Bridge Plate Movement. The fine movement has the pinstripe antique damasking on the Nickel Silver Plates. The Illinois Movement is stem set and stem wound. Then we also have a gold center wheel, micro regulator, and gold balance weights, adjusted to positions and temperature with flush jewel settings and a steel escapement, all designed for extreme accuracy. This fine Illinois is housed in this base metal Defiance Railroad Case. This fine Illinois is ready for daily wear or as a wonderful addition to any collection.

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 with all parts cleaned 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.

Additional information

brand

Illinois

color

Silver

gender

Male

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