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    Posted 9 years ago

    pops52
    (28 items)

    This is a scarce, ( low serial number 2173) 1st year production, 2nd run Illinois Bunn. Made in 1872 this watch is 143 years old. It is key set and key wind, gilt movement with 15 jewels. It also has solid gold balance weights and is adjusted. This watch is a size 18. The dial is the original and is in great condition with no hairlines or chips and reads Illinois Springfield Watch Co. The beautifully engraved gold filled case is an uncommon G.W. Ladd. Ladd cases were known for their superior quality and often contained more pure gold than the average gold filled cases offered in that period of time, equal to a low karat solid gold case.

    Thanks for looking!

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    Comments

    1. pw-collector pw-collector, 9 years ago
      Great watch. Thanks for sharing.
      Dave
    2. kerry10456 kerry10456, 9 years ago
      VERY nice timepiece, thanks for sharing. I've been enjoying looking at you fabulous watches, keep them coming.
    3. thisoldwatch thisoldwatch, 9 years ago
      Ken,
      I just added my Bunn and you may want to take a look at it.
      Jim
    4. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 years ago
      If I had a collection of watches it would be YOUR collection, only the best of the best !~
    5. pops52 pops52, 5 years ago
      Thanks everyone!
    6. Recordmantime, 5 years ago
      good afternoon...;-)
    7. pops52 pops52, 5 years ago
      Hi buddy! Hope you are well!
    8. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 5 years ago
      this looks like a great one!! deer hunting and holidays rolled into one!
    9. inky inky, 5 years ago
      Hi! Pops52..:-))

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