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|Stock # |
| Illinois 17S 23J |
Sangamo Special 60 Hour
Sangamo Special Rigid Case
Very Scarce Illinois
Beautiful 17S Dial
Extra Nice Example!
| || Circa 1925, Lever Set, Adjusted to Temperature 6 positions, and isochranism, double roller, gold train, Diamond, Ruby, and Sapphire Jewels in raised Gold Jewel Settings, oval top and bottom pallet jewels, gold balance screws, RR Grade/Approved, this is is a very scarce 17 size unmarked sixty hour 23 Jewel Illinois Sangamo Special! |
This is a model 13 cased at the factory and is highly collectible!
Case... is a quality Wadsworth 14K White GF Illinois "Sangamo Special" Rigid Bow Case with a plain polished back and a marked Sangamo Special Dust Cover. This is the special factory case, the most desirable rigid bow model hinged front and back. It is in extra nice condition, showing no wear thru, nice crown and tight hinges. It has very strong engraving on bow and "Crossed Ribbon" sides show no wear, dust cover lettering is nice and crisp, shows a few marks from errant case openers thru the years, all hinges and covers tight and inside backs still retain their original patina and have not been polished. Scarce 17 Size signed Sangamo Special factory Rigid Bow Case!
Dial... is a double sunk Illinois 17 Size Sangamo Special Dial. Correct for this watch. One lite line from 7 to edge. Triple matching blued Illinois Sangamo Special "Kite" hands. Beautiful Original 17 Size Dial!
Movement... is fully marked as stated above. Truly in beautiful condition, as you can see. Red lettering still standing out as when new. Good running order. No scratches around motor barrel, this watch has seen little use. Very few of these high grade beauties were made, few are available looking this nice Grab this one at a super price while you can!
Low Rough Book is $850, Top Book is now $2000, I've seen these sell for well over that, and ones marked 60 Hour go for as much as $4000.
Folks, if you've ever wanted a 17 Size 60 Hour Sangamo Special, here's your chance at one of Illinois' finest! Don't let it get away in this condition at this giveaway price! Beautiful 23 Jewel Sangamo Special Sixty Hour in the factory 17 Size Rigid Bow Case!........$985.00
|Stock # |
| Illinois 16S 23 Jewel |
MARKED JEWELED BARREL
Dueber Hinged YGF Case
Scarcer RED LETTER Markings
1700 Total Production
Stunning Rare Railroader!
| || Circa 1916, Lever Set, Adjusted Temp. and 6 positions, double roller, jeweled barrel (marked), gold train, RR Grade/Approved, this is the scarcer desirable 23 Jewel version of the famous Bunn Special that is also marked Jeweled Barrel! This one is in beautiful condtion, and features a near mint Arabic Illinois Red 5 Minute Marker Dial and is cased in a gorgeous Dueber hinged 20 Yr Case...Nice Jeweled Barrel Example!! |
Case... is a Dueber 20 Yr Yellow GF hinged case with an engine turned back. Nice condition. Little pocket wear but no brass showing. Tight Bow and nice onion crown as it should have. Nice Thick Glass Crystal. These earlier Bunn Specials did not come in factory marked cases. Beautiful Dueber Case!
Dial... is very nice. It's the Illinois double sunk glass enamel with railroad arabic numerals and red 5 min markers. One lite flake at edge by lever that cannot be seen. Correct "Plum" type Illinois RR hands. Shows very well. Nice Illinois Dial!
Movement... is also in like new condition. Beautiful and much scarcer red lettering still standing out as when it was new. Marked Jeweled Barrel over barrel bridge. Couple spots on main wheel I cant get to even show. Only about 1700 of these later red lettered exqamples were produced, and they are seldom seen anymore. Same movement powers the famous Illinois Ball! Super nice condition movement, running and timing very well!
Folks, these 23J Bunn Specials (especially the ones marked jeweled barrel) are becoming quite hard to find in today's marketplace, most having been put up long ago in private collections...I'm very proud to be able to offer such a find here at Time Machine.
You can't lose collecting these at this point in time. Down the road you'll be happy for making the decision today, especially this "red lettered" model. I got this at a very good price and am able to offer it to you at a huge discount! Beautiful 23J Bunn Special marked Jeweled Barrel in red with an extra nice movement, nice Dueber hinged case, and near mint Illinois dial. Only......$497.00
|Stock # |
| Illinois 16S 19J |
Motor Barrel "Bunn"
Star Locomotive Case
Nice Illinois Dial
| || Circa 1920, Lever Set, Adjusted Temp. and 5 positions, double roller, gold train, RR Grade/Approved, this is a nice scarcer 19 Jewel Bunn equipped with the motor barrel. Only 15,200 of these no nonsense railroads were struck. This one comes to you in a scarce 16S Star Nickel Case with a beautiful locomotive back, and with a full service and timing just done. |
Case... is a Star Watch Co Nickel Case with a beautiful locomotive train on back, looks fantastic as you can see. Bow is tight crown is small but winds watch up fine. You never see these Star Locomotive cases in 16 size. Hard to find case!
Dial... is original DS glass enamel arrows in Illinois. Has couple lite lines which are hard to see, shows very nice. Original Plum Illinois hands show well.
Movement... is fully marked as stated above. Looks real nice. Red lettering. Very Good running order, we just fully serviced this one including a new staff and mainspring and pivots polished (my cost was $150 on the service) so it's ready to go for you. These were lower production timepieces and are sure to keep appreciating in value! Get this beauty at my early fall inventory reduction sale price!
19J Motor Barrel Bunn with a beautiful locomotive case just fully serviced for under $300...sweet deal....$289.00
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