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Code BA13060220: 1916 Salesman Santa Fe Special 21 Jewels Illinois Pocket Watch
| This a nice 21 Jewels, Santa Fe Illinois pocket watch made around 1916. |
It is in excellent running order and keeps excellent time. It has been recently cleaned, oiled and timed.
SIZE and WEIGHTThis is a 16 size Santa Fe model. It measures around 51 mm (2 inches) in diameter (excluding pendant crown and bow). It weighs about 86 g.
CASEThe open-face salesman case is made of white metal and still in excellent condition without any dings or dents.
Both lids open and close as they should and they close tightly but may be removed by hand without the need of a special tool.
ILLINOIS WATCH CO. SPRINGFIELD engraved on both bezels.
MOVEMENTThe 16 Size movement is in excellent and clean condition.
Marked Santa Fe Special with serial number 2976077, ADJUSTED TEMPERATURE AND POSITIONS, 21 JEWELS, SAFETY PINION, DOUBLE ROLLER. This is stem wind and lever set (at four O'clock) movement and has 21 jewels.
It is running strong and keeps excellent time.
DIALThe double-sunk white porcelain dial is in excellent condition as can be seen in the pictures.
It is marked Santa Fe Special, Illinois.
HANDSThe blue steel Breguet moon hands are original and in excellent condition.
CRYSTALBoth glass crystals are in excellent condition without any scratches or chips.
This is a nice and rare pocket watch that has been very well preserved over the years. It is fully functional and has been professionally checked and timed.