A Guide to Illinois Watch Co. size 12 Watches, Grade Illini.
Run.
Date
From
To
Total
H/O
Jls
Adj.
Named
1
1916
2,933,901
2,934,000
100
O
23
6 pos.
Illini
2
1916
2,935,001
2,935,100
100
O
23
6 Pos.
Illini
 
Total
200
 
 
Grade Illini runs.
Serial numbers used on this page by the kind permission of
Russell W Snyder
Last update 02/19/2015.
Grade Illni,
23 ruby and sapphire jewels adjusted to 6 positions, manufactured in 1916 a total of 200 movements in 2 runs make up this grade. Model 3 open faced;
bridge movements of extra high quality with Illinois superior motor barrel, double roller and patent micrometric regulator.

Observations,
The movements are brushed nickel pattern named Illini. The bridges have burnished set jewels, the dials are not recessed into the pillar plate and
stretched dials were fitted. the watches were factory cased and may have been fitted in Solidarity solid gold cases.

Description,
23 extra quality ruby and sapphire jewels; adjusted to 6 positions, temperature and isochronism; spring tempered compensating balance, gold screws
including timing screws; steel escape wheel; double roller; gold train wheels; Breguet hairspring; patent regulator; safety screw center pinion; safety recoil
click; Illinois superior motor barrel; double sunk dial; is accurately constructed and highly finished in every detail.

Images,
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Grade Illini Images