Pocket Watch Database

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

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: Bunn Special

Some Marked "Pennsylvania Special"

Private Label(s) in Run:
H.A. Dillon - Gloversville, N.Y.
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Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 1534992
Grade: Bunn Special
Model: 6
Estimated Production Year: 1900
Run Quantity: 600
Total Production: 76,978
Size: 18s
Jewels: 24j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Two-Tone
Finish Pattern: Bullseye
Movement Signing Style: Gothic Blackletter
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.
[ or Pennsylvania Special]
24 Ruby Jewels
Adjusted
Database Version: v47.171

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Data Verification Reports

1534401
Verification Serial Map
1535000

MikeNAZ 1 · January 30, 2021

Serial Number 1534980 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 29, 2021

Serial Number 1534420 was reported as accurate.

dfchong 837 · December 17, 2020

Serial Number 1534620 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 15, 2020

Serial Number 1534794 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement is not engraved Bunn Special Springfield
ILL .
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection for further evaluation and documentation.

GregoryK 1 · January 20, 2020

Serial Number 1534954 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 6, 2019

Serial Number 1534972 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 1, 2019

Serial Number 1534980 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 3, 2018

Serial Number 1534460 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Not a two tone finish
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection so we can take a closer look.

martinhamnett 8 · March 25, 2018

Serial Number 1534502 was reported as accurate.

Joerealtor 74 · February 15, 2018

Serial Number 1534972 was reported as accurate.

watchman4831 193 · August 26, 2017

Serial Number 1534732 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

watchman4831 193 · August 11, 2017

Serial Number 1534732 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 27, 2017

Serial Number 1534903 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 15, 2016

Serial Number 1534734 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · June 12, 2016

Serial Number 1534734 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · March 7, 2016

Serial Number 1534921 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · March 6, 2016

Serial Number 1534921 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Gasperoff 727 · August 14, 2015

Serial Number 1534806 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · March 5, 2014

Serial Number 1534806 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · September 21, 2013

Serial Number 1534612 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

TridentineCatholic 25 · September 13, 2013

Serial Number 1534612 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · August 26, 2013

Serial Number 1534463 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: It is not marked Pennsylvania Special
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · August 26, 2013

Serial Number 1534463 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · January 15, 2013

Serial Number 1534545 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Twenty Four Ruby Jewels & Bunn Special

Anonymous · January 6, 2013

Serial Number 1534545 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Bunn Special

Anonymous · December 31, 2012

Serial Number 1534892 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · December 4, 2012

Serial Number 1534873 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · September 25, 2012

Serial Number 1534849 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Pictured is an 16s
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · August 19, 2012

Serial Number 1534767 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone
Illinois Grade Bunn Special Pocket Watch Movement