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Code BA111115523: Illinois Bunn Special Railroad Pocket Watch, 1923
This is a vintage 16 Size (48mm in diameter) Illinois Bunn Special Railroad pocket watch dating from 1923, with GOLD FILLED case in full working order and keeping excellent time. The case is Gold Filled in excellent condition for its age. No dings or dents. Only normal signs of use. Inside back lid engraved S.W.C.CO., 14KT., GOLD FILLED, 25 YEARS with serial number 4861572. The typical railroad face is white with black Arabic numerals marking the hour and an external chapter marking the minutes from 1 to 60. An inside center second dial exists with black numbers marked in increments of 10 up to 60. The dial is marked Illinois. It is in excellent condition as can be seen in the pictures. I can see only a small hairline at 31 at the edge. Hands are original nicely blue and in excellent condition. The glass crystal is in excellent condition without any scratches or chips. The damaskeened movement is immaculate and very beautiful. It is engraved Bunn Special ILLINOIS WATCH CO., SPRINGFIELD, ADJUSTED TEMP. AND SIX 6 POSITIONS, 21 JEWELS, DOUBLE ROLLER, with serial number 4295426, which dates this watch to 1923. It is running strong and keeps excellent time. For more information about this watch http://pocketwatchdatabase.com/search/result/illinois/4295426. Very nice and quality watch.