Pocket Watch Database

Admiral Pocket Watch

Admiral was used as a trade name on pocket watch movements manufactured for Landis Watch Co. by Illinois Watch Co..

Indentified Runs

The following runs have been identified as containing movements marked with this private label or trade name. Because this list is derrived from surviving examples, it is not intended to be comprehensive. Other runs possibly exist that have not yet been identified. Most private labels and special orders were produced in batches and many times, the entire run is not comprised of special marked movements.

Manufacturer Run Grade
Illinois 1918001-1918050 184
Illinois 1969101-1969600 273

The Illinois Watch Co. manufactured watches in Springfield, Illinois from approximately 1869 to 1948. See more information about Illinois Watch Co. or find out more information about your watch by conducting a serial number lookup.

Illinois Watch Co.

Initial Marking: I.W.Co.

Location: Springfield, Illinois

Years of Operation: 1869-1948

Successor: Hamilton

Purchased by Hamilton Watch Co., 1927

Production Jewels: 7-23 Jewels

Production Sizes: Wide Variety

Total Production: 5,600,000+

Factory Building Status: The original Illinois Watch Company factory building no longer exists. However, a later expansion was built to serve as a new frontage for the factory. Part of this addition still stands, and a modern structure has been built around it.

Average Rarity:

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