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

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: Bunn Special

Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 1450981
Grade: Bunn Special
Model: 6
Estimated Production Year: 1899
Run Quantity: 100
Total Production: 76,978
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Two-Tone
Finish Pattern: Gold Inlaid Circle
Movement Signing Style: Old English
Movement Inlay Color: Black
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Fast
Regulator: Reed
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 6
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Dial Feet Locations: 2.0, 21.5, 38.5
Case Screw Locations: 23.5, 51.5
Movement Markings: Bunn Special
Springfield, Ill.
21 Ruby Jewels
Safety Pinion
Database Version: v48.137

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Anonymous ยท November 9, 2012

Serial Number 1450946 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: watch has 21 jewels. drawing incorrect
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 21j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone
Illinois Grade Bunn Special Pocket Watch Movement