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    Illinois Enamel, Gold Hunters Case, circa 1884
    Case: 44 mm diameter, 18k hunter, scalloped edge, inner photo frame on cuvette, ivory and black enamel scenes on both covers, no. 16027
    Dial: white enamel with black Roman numerals, blued steel "Spade" hands, subsidiary seconds
    Movement: gilt, no. 519,427, 15 jewel, 3/4 plate, lever set
    Signed: double signed Illinois on movement and dial; B. P. & W. on case

    Note: It is quite rare to find an American Victorian period case with this level of finely detailed enamel work.


    Condition Report*: Type: Illinois 18k and Enamel Hunters Case
    Dial: Roman numerals
    Hands; blue spade
    Metal: 18k
    Gram Weight: 85.20 grams
    Case No: 16027
    Case Info: high quality enamel, scallop, inner photo frame
    Case Width: 10 size, 44 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: #519427, 15 jewel, gilt, 3/4 plate
    Circa: 1884
    Condition: movement very sharp, dial is perfect, case very good,a few bery light scratches-minor
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    May, 2008
    20th Tuesday
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