4.4 FANCY Cased and Dial 15 Jewel Illinois Watch Co Pocket Watch. Open Face. 45mm. Stem Wound / Lever Set Circa 1885

Movement – the gilt ¾ plate movement has a lever escapement and is signed “Illinois Watch Co, Springfield, 15 Jewels” # 594314. The movement is in 80% mint condition – small marks

Case – the movement comes in a bright gold coloured open face case made from base metal. The case has a screw off back and bezel. The case is decorated with a swirl pattern on the back with a smooth plain finish on the rest of the case. The case is in 85% mint condition – on close inspection with an eye glass you can see small scratches and marks

Dial – the silvered dial has an off set sub seconds dial. The dial has a full set of blue steel hands and is signed “Illinois”. The dial has a textured finish with a polish finish on the sub seconds dial and in the chapter ring in the centre. The dial is in 95% mint condition – small marks only. The watch has a mineral glass

£295 including shipping -