Illinois 16 Size 15 Jewel Pocket Watch

Illinois, 16 size, Hunter, 15 Jewel, Nickel, ¾ plate movement, lever set, SS# 1,416,194 (1900). Good Roman, double sunk dial in B&B yellow gold fill case.

Illinois Watch Company began in Springfield, Illinois in the early 1870s. Although a fairly small company, it may have produced a wider array of models than any other company. In 1927 the company was sold to the Hamilton Watch Company of Lancaster, PA.