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23 October 2016, 10:00 EST
Manchester, NH, USALive Auction
Lot 708: Illinois Watch Co., Springfield, Illinois, "Bunn Special", type IIIA, 16 size, 23 jewels, stem wind and lever set, adjusted to 6 positions and temperature, spider web damascened nickel plate movement with lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance,(48 views)
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Description: Illinois Watch Co., Springfield, Illinois, "Bunn Special", type IIIA, 16 size, 23 jewels, stem wind and lever set, adjusted to 6 positions and temperature, spider web damascened nickel plate movement with lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, gold jewel settings, gold timing screws, gold wheel train, and whiplash micrometric regulator in a white gold filled, screw back and bezel, open face Bunn Special model 173 case, and Arabic numeral, double sunk, white enamel dial, marked "Illinois Bunn Special / 23 Jewels / 60 Hour", serial #5240954
Condition Report: CASE: Dirty; A few pin pricks; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Gold filled with minor brassing; Plastic crystal; Minor scratches on crystal; Crown worn. DIAL: A few hairlines; Losses at 4:00; Flakes in enamel at center of seconds bit; Scratches minor to dial; Specks of dirt / dust. HANDS: A few specks of oxide. MOVEMENT PLATES: A few fine scratches on plate; Speck of oxide on crown wheel; Specks of dirt / dust. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks).
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