MINT Museum Quality 18 Size

24 Ruby Jewel Bunn Special


Ultra Rare Hunter Case Model!!!





Railroad Grade,




Railroad Approved!  






Cased in a seldom seen rare Hunter Case! An 18 size Illinois 24 Ruby Jewel ultra high grade is already very scarce & rare. However, Railroad Grade / Railroad Approved timepieces were nearly always cased in "open face" cases. "Hunter" case models are EXTREMELY RARE!




Museum quality and near MINT condition 14 Karat Yellow Gold filled Keystone J. Boss finest Hallmarked triple hinged case. The case is an American 18 size and measures 56.35mm (not counting the sleeve, stem, crown or bow)



Extra-Fine Beautiful case with intricate fine detailed light engine turning and Extra Fancy deep hand engraving. The case front features a Deer or Elk with blank initial shield. The case back features an intricately hand engraved village, lake & mountain scene. The Cuvet' or dust cover reveals that this watch was presented to Col. Elmer G. Thomas of Utah. Colonel Thomas was a veteran of the Spanish American War and served in the Philippines in 1898 & 1899 with the Utah Light Artillery Battery. Col. Elmer G. Thomas also served as Commander in Chief during 1972 & 1973 for the National Encampment of Spanish American War Veterans.    

Elmer G. Thomas



All original, Illinois Watch Company, Springfield Ill, Factory signed, Ultra High Grade 18 Size, 24 Ruby Jewels, 14 Karat Gold Screw Down Jewel Settings, Micrometer Regulator, Full Solid Nickel Plates with black enameled inlay,

Model 6, Bunn Special Grade, Stem wind & LEVER Set movement at the 2:00 position. (This Lever must be pulled out to set or change the time, see bottom picture)



Mint condition original Illinois bold "Old English" "Gothic" double sunk porcelain dial. Black enameled 1-12, Illinois Watch Co. logo, and subsidiary seconds register. Red enameled 5-minute markers




CIRCA: 1897




Near MINT Overall Condition "Museum Quality"



$3258. + S/H



Please bear in mind that this particular watch is a SUPER RARE Museum Quality timepiece. We also have Illinois Bunn Special watches that we are selling at a fraction of this highly collectible model. We have ALL sizes, types & price ranges!!!



Item # P3909-LRRR




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