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    Posted 5 years ago

    henryb7182
    (13 items)

    Pocket watch with a broken minute hand which then makes the hour hand not work. Very cool nonetheless.

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    Comments

    1. pw-collector pw-collector, 5 years ago
      I like the dial and the case. Can you give the serial number on the movement (3rd photo) and we can give you some information about the watch movement itself. The photo is out of focus so I can't make out any of the markings.
      Dave
    2. henryb7182, 5 years ago
      pw-collector the serial number is 4552255 and there are words that say double roller and 17 jewels. When i get the watch moving the only thing that spins is this wheel with some cylinders on it and the second hand and a copper looking gear right next to the minute hand.
    3. pw-collector pw-collector, 5 years ago
      Henry, here are the specs on your movement:

      https://pocketwatchdatabase.com/search/result/illinois/4552255

      Grade: Autocrat

      Manufacturer: Illinois

      Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois

      Movement Serial Number: 4552255

      Grade: Autocrat

      Model: 3

      Estimated Production Year: 1925

      Run Quantity: 2,000

      Total Production: 40,000

      Size: 12s

      Jewels: 17j

      Movement Configuration: Openface

      Movement Finish: Nickel

      Movement Setting: Pendant

      Plate: Bridge Plate

      Bridge Type: Center

      Barrel: Going

      Railroad Grade: No

      Dial Feet Locations: 20.5, 39.0, 55.0

      Case Screw Locations: 2.5, 35.5
    4. henryb7182, 5 years ago
      Thanks for all that info i had no idea they had specific databases for pocket watches.
    5. SpiritBear, 5 years ago
      Looks like a good one to maybe get fixed for daily use, if you want to put money into it. 17 jewels is good.

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