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Illinois Pocket Watches24 of 581921 Illinois 17J pocket watchNeat find at estate sale! And a new collection begins.... :P
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Posted 2 years ago

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ngates61
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I am new to this but have always been fasinated by Pocket watches I Never owned one until now. My 79 year old Mother gave me her fathers watch (which she said she never remembered him not having it) it is a Illinois pocketwatch on the inside cover it says 239378 Fahys permenent Quality RR on the watch itself it says17 jewels springfield Illinois Watch Co Double Roller on the side 3390624 Does any one have any info (sorry about the Pics they were done on my phone)This watch keeps good time, This is a Keepsake just interested in the history. Thanks

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  1. pw-collector pw-collector, 2 years ago
    ngates61,
    Your pictures are to far out of focus to give you adequate information.
    If your serial number on the watch movement is 3390624 you have a:
    Grade: 304
    Movement Serial Number:3390624
    Estimated Production Year: 1918
    Size: 16
    Jewels: 17
    Movement Configuration: Openface
    Movement Finish: Nickel
    Model: 7
    Movement Setting: Pendant
    Plate: 3/4 Plate
    Double Roller: Yes
    Barrel: Going
    Adjusted: No
    Railroad Grade: No
    Try giving us focused pictures
    Dave
  2. pw-collector pw-collector, 2 years ago
    Kevin,
    I had a feeling I was racing someone.
    This database states serial number 3390624 is a 3/4 plate. The out-of-focus photo appears to be a bridge model. I need a better image to see.
    Dave

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