Pennsylvania Special


Model 1, Grade 274



Scarce Low production model, only 62K were ever produced. Only a handful were ever built in the Private Label "Penn Special". H. M. Jacobson Jewelers in Philadelphia PA were the Watch Inspectors certified for the Pennsylvania Railroad. "Penn Special" was their Private Label. Only a mere handful of these were ever produced in 21 jewel ultra high grade!! Most all of the Pennsylvania Special watches were built were in 16 & 18 size & sell for "thousands" of dollars!! 



Case is a special Art Deco "Cushion" shape  American 12 size or 43.10 mm (not counting the stem, crown or bow) This beautiful case is fabricated from 14 Karat White Gold "Double Stock"



100% All Original



All American Made



Original extra fancy 3/4 Nickel plate, heavily hand damaskeened, Screw Down Gold Jewel Settings, Model 1, Grade 274,  High Grade 21 jewel, Gold Micrometer regulator, Gold Center Wheel, Gold Movement Screws, Compensated Suspended Balance Assembly, Double Roller, Fully Adjusted to positions, Heat, Cold & Isocronism, stem wind, stem set, serial # 4,526,145



Excellent condition original fancy hand engraved "brocade tapestry Illinois factory dial. Black enameled Art Deco Arabic numbers and dial trim. And,,, this outstanding timepiece has managed to keep its original beveled glass crystal!!!




CIRCA: 1924





 Overall Condition



$568. + S/H



We searched the Internet and were only able to locate "one" 12 size Illinois Penn Special models with only a lower grade 17 Jewel movement and in a low end base metal case. Even that watch sold for $675!! Buy from Boomertime, get the best & save a LOT of $$$



Item # P4263-CCF






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