The Boreal Arrow
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
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
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:
http://www.pocketwatchsite.com/illinoisserials.html. It is
running and keeps excellent time.