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Antique American 14k Gold Illinois Pocket Watch

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Directory: Antiques: Instruments and Implements: Timepieces: Pocket Watches: Pre 1900: Item # 966301

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Spectacular Victorian 14K solid multicolor gold Illinois pocket watch, circa 1884, comprising a yellow gold 6 Size Hunter Case, the front engraved with a pink/rose gold monogrammed shield surrounded with intricate green gold flowers. The case back decorated with a highly detailed bee hive scene design, scrolled, textured border. Inside: White porcelain dial, black Roman numerals, blued steel hands, marked ILLINOIS WATCH COMPANY, SPRINGFIELD,1145370. Compensated balance, stem wind, lever set, 15 jewel movement. Double backed hinged case, marked "Warranted 14K US Assay", B.W.C.CO. Case in mint condition; Measurements: 2 3/4"H, 1 5/8" dia. Second hand missing. May need cleaning. Wonderfully decorative. Currently not working but an easy repair.