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1916 Wadsworth Referre 21 ruby jewels double roller Illinois Watch Company 1522913

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    Posted 9 years ago

    kfrye1975
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    This is what I know--1902-1916 era pocket watch from the Illinois Watch Company. Wadsworth Referee warranted 20 years case 2982232, double roller with 21 ruby jewels and the serial number is 1522913 also another number inside was 189 and it is gold plated wearing in spots. Adjusted 6 position. fair condition with a porcelain movement. I understand this may be a railroad pocket watch. It also runs beautifully.According to the serial number 1522913 you listed your watch is:
    Grade: 189
    Ruby Jewels
    Movement Serial Number:1522913
    Estimated Production Year: 1900
    Run Quantity: 100
    Size: 16s
    Jewels: 21j
    Movement Configuration: Openface
    Movement Finish: Nickel
    Model: 5
    Movement Setting: Lever
    Plate: 3/4 Plate
    Barrel: Going
    Adjusted: Yes
    Adjusted to Positions: 6
    Railroad Grade: Yes
    Notes: Possible Bridge Plate Design. Getty Model.
    Dave

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    1. pw-collector pw-collector, 9 years ago
      kfrye1975,
      According to the serial number 1522913 you listed your watch is:
      Grade: 189
      Ruby Jewels
      Movement Serial Number:1522913
      Estimated Production Year: 1900
      Run Quantity: 100
      Size: 16s
      Jewels: 21j
      Movement Configuration: Openface
      Movement Finish: Nickel
      Model: 5
      Movement Setting: Lever
      Plate: 3/4 Plate
      Barrel: Going
      Adjusted: Yes
      Adjusted to Positions: 6
      Railroad Grade: Yes
      Notes: Possible Bridge Plate Design. Getty Model.
      Dave
    2. toolate2 toolate2, 9 years ago
      I would love to see a picture of the movement! Beautiful watch... Thanks for sharing it!!

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