Rare 16s 23J Illinois Bunn Special 60 Hour Mark III pocket watch c1929

Rare 16s 23J Illinois Bunn Special 60 Hour Mark III pocket watch c1929

Code: 4.2

£1,450.00 Approx $1994.5, €1697.89, ¥13063.06
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This is one of the rarer Mark III Bunn Special variants. 

Movement – this is a superb high quality nickel ¾ plate movement which has a lever escapement with a micrometer regulator, decorated with ray damascening, red enamel lettering, gold train wheels and raised gold jewel settings. The movement is signed “Sixty Hour, Bunn Special, Illinois Watch Co Springfield, Adjusted Temp & Six positions, Motor Barrel, 23 Jewels” # 5240598. The movement is in 95% mint condition – light marks only

Case – the movement comes in a superb 14K white gold filled case signed, Illinois Bunn Special Model 173. The case has a screw on back and bezel with carved edges and rounded shoulder by the bow. The rest of the case has a smooth plain finish and is in 90% mint condition – very light scratches on the back

Dial – the white enamel dial is double sunk and has a full set of blue steel hands. The dial is signed “Illinois Bunn Special, 23 Jewel 60 Hours”  and is in 95% mint condition – 3 very feint hairlines

The watch has a mineral glass

The watch measures 52mm wide x 14mm deep

The watch is stem wound / lever set