Pocket Watch Database

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

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: Bunn Special

Some Are All-Over Gold Damaskeened

Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 1878184
Grade: Bunn Special
Model: 6
Estimated Production Year: 1908
Run Quantity: 600
Total Production: 76,978
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Finish Pattern: Bright Spotted
Movement Signing Style: Old English
Movement Inlay Color: Black
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Going
Train: Fast
Regulator: Reed
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 6
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: 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
Adjusted
Temperature, 6 Positions
Isochronism
Double Roller
Database Version: v48.130
Research Note: #1878266 Verified as All-Over Gold Damaskeened

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Data Verification Reports

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georged 151 · August 30, 2020

Serial Number 1878023 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 21, 2020

Serial Number 1878080 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 8, 2020

Serial Number 1878091 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 19, 2019

Serial Number 1878150 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 16, 2019

Serial Number 1877973 was reported as accurate.

Gimparoo Supporter 700 · October 7, 2017

Serial Number 1878266 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Not the “Bright Spotted” pattern as listed
above, but the “All Over Gold Inlaid Circular”
pattern. Otherwise, this Watch is exactly as
spec’d out above.
Curator Response: Verified as All-Over Gold Damaskeened with Gilt Inlay/Hardware. [eBay #122735017305]

dfchong 837 · October 4, 2017

Serial Number 1878366 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 3, 2016

Serial Number 1878140 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 18, 2016

Serial Number 1878347 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 20, 2015

Serial Number 1878027 was reported as accurate.

Gasperoff 727 · April 28, 2015

Serial Number 1878347 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 24, 2013

Serial Number 1878049 was reported as accurate.

Illinois Grade Bunn Special Pocket Watch Movement