A RARE, AMERICAN ILLINOIS WATCH COMPANY, SPRINGFIELD, POCKET WATCH, FAHYS CASE. A good, Illinois Watch Company, Springfield, Illinois USA, 11 Jewel, Pocket Watch, Size 18 and dating from c1901.The watch has a good 11 jewel movement. The movement is signed by the maker Illinois Watch Co. The white enamel dial is also signed by the maker Illinois Watch Co. The hours are in Roman numerals, with 5 minute markers in red and a sub seconds dial at six o'clock. The watch complete with a nice original set of blued steel hands.
The watch is "lever set", the time being set by opening the front "screw off" cover and extracting the small lever located at 2 o'clock before turning the winding stem to rotate the hands. The watch case has the case maker's mark "FAHYS, ORESILVER, No1". The case being made from alloy metal and has "screw-off" front and rear covers. Overall a good example in good condition and working order. The watch measures 55mm across the case.
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