Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Illinois Grade Bunn Pocket Watch Movement

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: Bunn

Private Label(s) in Run:
Chesapeake & Ohio Special // Forsyth & Hoffman - Philadelphia, Pa. // Fred Pieper - Covington, Ky.
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Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 1204644
Grade: Bunn
Model: 6
Estimated Production Year: 1893
Run Quantity: 100
Total Production: 18,850
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Two-Tone
Movement Signing Style: Gothic Blackletter
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Fast
Regulator: Micrometer
Adjusted: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Dial Feet Locations: 2.0, 21.5, 38.5
Case Screw Locations: 23.5, 51.5
Movement Markings: Chesapeake & Ohio
Special.
Adjusted
Safety Pinion
Database Version: v48.038

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CJEmpire3 68 · May 3, 2022

Serial Number 1204644 was reported as accurate.

1dueberincanton Supporter 24 · March 5, 2022

Serial Number 1204678 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This watch is not a BUNN it is a private label
marked Fred Pieper marked on dial and movement and
is a checker board Two-tone pattern also marker
17j on movement
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. Your watch is a private label marked for "Fred Pieper - Covington, Ky." This movement is still classified under the "Bunn" grade in production reccords. I have noted the private label in the list for this particular run.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · September 6, 2018

Serial Number 1204619 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: The movement and dial of this watch are marked
"Forsyth & Hoffman Philadelphia, Pa."
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone
Illinois Grade Bunn Pocket Watch Movement