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Illinois 801
Serial #4363285

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Manufacturer Illinois
Grade 801
Serial Number 4363285
Size 16s
Model 9
Jewel Count 21j
Setting Lever
Finish Nickel
Case Material Goldfilled
Case Manufacturer Keystone Watch Case Co.
Case Serial # 7802705
Case Details Watch came in original case with most of the gold plating worn down to brass. Bezel and case back also had very bad cross threading rendering them extremely difficult to get into place.
Replaced with Keystone 14K white gold filled J. Boss SB&B model with acrylic crystal.
Case has die engraved detail around edges of the bezel and back cover and coin edge detail around the case ring, firm bow and both bezel and rear cover screw on properly.
Dial Material Glass Enamel
Dial Type Double-Sunk
Dial Style Arabic
Dial Signing Name Illinois
Dial Details Dial in decent condition with a chip at the outer edge where lever is located. Another small chip is located at the outer edge of the seconds bit at the 49 sec. position. Mixed hour and minute hands used until I can find appropriate replacements.
Movement Markings "Illinois Watch Co., Springfield U.S.A." Stamped on train bridge.
"Adjusted 3 positions, serial no., 21 Jewels " stamped on the barrel bridge.
"Double Roller" stamped on the back of the main plate at the outer edge next to balance wheel.
Reed regulator, bridge screws, and case screws and finished in gold gilt.