Beautiful watch in great condition. About this being a railroad watch; in the 1890s the standard for what was a railroad watch was different in different railroads. So I asked the NAWCC and one response said.
Yes, your watch is a. Watch and it was widely accepted into.The "standards" began to be written prior to the Civil War and were continually developed over the next 100+ years as can be seen in the. Time Service Watch Rules Encyclopedia article.
This watch is specifically listed in section 10 of the. Big Four - The Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. And Peoria & Eastern Railway Co.
Time Inspection Service Circular, Indianapolis. 15, 1897; as being a representative of the highest grades going into service, found on the. The highest grades and must carefully finished and. American made watches approach nearer the point of absolute safety and certainty than any other make of watches They are simple an strong, not liable to get out of order, easy to handle and repair, and reasonable in the price. Watches going into service to be of the highest grades, which quality is represented by the...
Bun Special, both open face and hunting. Note the tag in my pictures was probably made 50 years ago and doesn't represent the. Bunn Special 24 Jewel - YouTube. 16.5, 36.5, 53.0.The item "Antique Illinois Bunn Special 24 Ruby 14k Railroad pocket watch 1897" is in sale since Tuesday, August 21, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "wolfkc123" and is located in Austin, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.