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Illinois Sterling Silver 17-Jewel


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US - Newington
Trusted Seller since 2014
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Basic Info

Brand Illinois
Code 2310
Movement Manual winding
Case material Silver
Bracelet material Leather
Year 1916
Condition 2 (fine)
Gender Men's watch/Unisex
Location United States, Connecticut, Newington
Price $1,375
Availability Available now


Movement Manual winding
Number of jewels 17


Case material Silver
Material bezel Silver
Glass Glass
Dial numerals Arabic numerals


Bracelet material Leather
Bracelet color Black
Clasp Buckle
Clasp material Steel


Small Seconds, Blue Steel Hands


Pieces of Time of Newington, CT (est. 1992) is a retail watch store specializing in collectible mechanical watches. Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have or visit us at piecesoftime.com for more information.

This is one of the earliest American made wristwatches ever made.
One of the earliest wristwatches, period!

This is a wonderful, original Illinois wristwatch from **1916**. This WWI-era wristwatch’s sterling silver case looks like is hasn’t been touched in generations. It is a cushion style that shows some light use and plenty of patina. Very nice condition given this is exactly a century old! The case has been ultrasonically cleaned, but not polished in order to preserve its originality. It even has a correct period “onion” style crown. The dial finish is all original and features pierced fancy blued steel hands. You just have to love the look of the sub-seconds register at 9 o’clock.

The movement is Illinois made and features 17 jewels. It is top quality with gold gear train and gold timing screws. There is also a Swan’s neck micrometer regulator on the balance.

The watch has just been completely serviced. The service included a new mainspring and a new-old-stock glass crystal (correct for the period). It is running well and keeping very good time.

Additional Information & Payment terms

All of our watches are guaranteed authentic and our photos are always of the actual watch. Within the US we accept credit card, bank-to-bank wire transfer, postal money order, and PayPal. For International (Non-US) orders we accept Bank-to-Bank Wire transfers only.

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Pieces Of time, LLC

154 Market Sq.
Newington, CT 06111
United States
Tel.: [+1] 860-667-3533
We speak:
  • English

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