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Code BA11010507.3: Illinois Rockland Railroad 16 Size Pocket Watch, 1923

This is a nice 16 Size (49mm in diameter) Railroad Illinois pocket watch dating from 1923, with open face Gold Filled case in full working order and keeping excellent time. The open face case is Gold Filled and in excellent condition. No wear. Inside back lid marked  Philadelphia Watch Case Co. TWENTY YEARS. It has the serial number 9169565.  All lids open and close as they should. The railroad face is white porcelain with black Arabic numerals marking the hour. An inside center dial exists with black numbers marked in increments of 10 up to 60. The center of the face is stamped Illinois. The dial is in excellent condition can be seen in the pictures. No hairlines or any kind of damage. Hands are beautiful and in excellent condition. The glass crystal is in excellent condition. No chips, no scratches. The movement is immaculate.  Stem wind and lever set (between 1 and 2), it is engraved Illinois Watch Co., Springfield, ROCKLAND, ADJUSTED TO POSITIONS, 19 Jewels, DOUBLE ROLLER with serial number 4319369, which dates this watch to 1923. More information about this watch may be found here: It is running and keeps excellent time