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Details about  16s 21J 60 Hour Illinois "Bunn Special" Railroad Grade PW "Bunn Special" Case!!

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16s 21J 60 Hour Illinois "Bunn Special" Railroad Grade PW "Bunn Special" Case!!
16s-21J-60-Hour-Illinois-Bunn-Special-Railroad-Grade-PW-Bunn-Special-Case
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Item condition:
Pre-owned
Ended:
Jun 22, 2013
Price:
US $595.00
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Item location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

Description

eBay item number:
350586508406
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Last updated on  Sep 08, 2012 12:23:40 PDT  View all revisions

Item specifics

Condition:
Pre-owned: An item that has been used or worn previously. See the seller’s listing for full details and ... Read moreabout the condition
Age:

Antique (pre 1920)

Features:

12-hour Dial, Arabic Numerals

Brand:

Illinois Bunn Special Railroad Grade Pocket Watch

Movement:

21 Jewel 60 Hour Bunn Special_ A Fantstic Movement

Case Material:

14K White Gold Filled - This is Very Collectable!!

Country Made:

USA

Closure:

Open Face

Case Type:

A Perfect & Beautifully Nicely Railroad Case!!


Antique Clocks, Pocket Watches, Etc.

A 16 Size 21 Jewel 60 Hour
Bunn Special Railroad Grade
Pocket Watch In A "Bunn Special" Case!!

  - Made by the Illinois Watch Company in 1929

This Illinois Bunn Special Railroad Grade Pocket Watch has a Serial Number of 5,128,269, which means that this watch was built in 1929, or just before the Hamilton Watch Co. bought the Illinois Watch Co. The watch also has the following attributes:

1) The Watch is Lever-Set by the Numeral "1",
2) It's a Model 14 and a Grade Bunn Special,
3) Has 21 Jewels,
4) Runs For a Full 60 Hours,
5) Raised Gold Jewel Settings,
6) A Gold Train,
7) Has A Steel Escape Wheel,
8) A Double Roller (as shown under the Escape Wheel),
9) Is Adjusted to Temperature and 6 Positions,
10) The Movement is Beautifully Damaskeened on 3/4 Nickel Plates,
11) The Watch has a Whip Lash Regulator on the Balance Cock so you can Accurately Adjust the Time, and
12) Comes in a "Bunn Special" Case. This one is in Very Good Condition and holds a Very High Quality Movement!!
           - there's more information about the Case below.


About the Dial:

1) The Enamel Dial has Large, Bold Arabic Numerals,
2) Is Double Sunk,
3) Has "Illinois" written in the Center,
4) Has Red Dots by each 5-Minute Marker,
5) Has Spade Hands, and
6) Is missing two small pieces of enamel just off of the second's bit just above the numeral 5 and just above the numeral 7, respectfully.


About The Bunn Special Case:

1) This Bunn Special Case is a "Wadsworth Quality Case" is Silver in color and is made from White 14 Karat Gold Filled,
2) Is a Very Attractive Case and is a Model 29,
3) Has Knurling on both the Front & the Back Screw On/Off Sides to give you a better grip when you have to open or close the Case!, and
4) Has a very clean Mid Section that gives contrast to either side,
5) Winds nice and smoothly!



THANK-YOU FOR LOOKING AND
WE HOPE THAT YOU DECIDE TO BUY THIS WATCH!!!



The price for this Railroad Grade Pocket Watch is $595.00

Overall Condition: This Illinois Bunn Special Railroad Grade Pocket Watch's overall condition is just about Perfect! I have worn this watch on and off for the past year, (as I do with all of my watches to test their performances & their accuracies), and I was very pleased with its performance! The exact details of the watch are noted below, section-by-section. Please take careful note of each section, as this watch is a Railroad Grade Pocket Watch, or in other words; when it was built, it was subject to some of the highest requirements & standards of any watch made.

Railroad watches are also made under some of the most stringent standards, as peoples lives literally depended upon their accuracy, and a variance of just a few seconds could very well mean the difference between a clear passage and a collision (as in Casey Jones)! Just to give you an example of only one of the stringent standards placed upon these watches was that they could only have a minimum variance of 30 seconds per week or ~4 seconds/day!


Dial: This is a Single Sunk Enamel Dial. Therefore, it has a Chapter Ring, which has Arabic Numerals. The only flaw to an otherwise perfect Dial, is a small Chip by the Numeral "2". The Dial also has very nicely Blue Steeled Spade Hands.


Side: The Sides of this watch fit together so well that you can't even discern any lines of separation at all! The Sides are in very, very good condition!

Movement: This 21 Jewel Movement for this watch has a Solid Gold Train, Raised Gold Jewel Settings, a Steel Escape Wheel for greater durability, Beautifully Damaskeened Nickel Plates & a Micro-Metric Regulator to allow you to adjust the time to the accuracy you want and to have it stay there!


A Close-Up Shot Of The Movement: This shot just further enhances the picture that you have already seen of the Movement!

Balance Wheel: The Balance Wheel has Absolutely Excellent Motion! In fact, its motion is so fast, that it's basically a blur, in fact you can barely even see any hint of the Gold Set Screws!!

Case: The case is in excellent condition with no noticeable wear to it what so ever! On the inside of the Case, as you can see, the Watch case was made by the Wadsworth Case Co., is 14Kt Gold Filled & is a Model 29. All in all, the Case is in excellent condition and has been taken care of very, very well! There are barely even any scuff marks and no dings! In fact, if there are any, they are barely discernible. This watch is a truly Beautiful Case that's in Excellent Condition and in all honesty, it's a true find!!


Well, that's all I can say.
The Photos will tell you what you
really want to know about the watch anyway.

This watch would make a very nice gift to that special someone,
even if that "special someone" is you and your own collection!!



THANK-YOU FOR LOOKING AND
WE HOPE THAT YOU DECIDE TO BUY THIS WATCH!!!



Before You Decide To Purchase This Pocket Watch,
Please Make Sure That You Read Our Policy Section!!

To Read Our Policy Section, Just Click HERE!! Having Gone Past This Section Presumes That You Have Read & Are Familiar With Our "Policy Section".


The Price for this Great Pocket Watch is $595.00

 

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