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    Illinois, Admiral Evans, Rare Model, Sterling Silver, Manual Wind, Circa 1917
    Case: 31x43mm, sterling silver, three body, octagonal, with onion crown, hinged lugs and snap back, No. 5505885
    Dial: white enamel, with luminous Arabic numerals, outer minutes track, and sunken sub seconds dial; skeletonized spade hour/minute hands, sword seconds hand
    Movement: Illinois manual wind, 11 jewels, damaskeened nickel finish, No. 2186572
    Band: leather
    Signed: dial, case, movement

    This wristwatch was named for Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans, who served in the American Civil War and Spanish-American War, and commanded the Great White Fleet on its worldwide tour before his death in 1912.


    Condition Report*: Type: Illinois, Admiral Evans, Rare Model, Sterling Silver, Manual Wind, Circa 1917
    Signed: dial, case, movement
    Model: Admiral Evans
    Dial: white enamel, with luminous Arabic numerals, outer minutes track, and sunken sub seconds dial
    Hands: skeletonized spade hour/minute hands, sword seconds hand
    Metal: sterling silver
    Case: #5505885
    Case Info: three body, octagonal, with onion crown, hinged lugs and snap back
    Case Length: 43mm lug to lug
    Case Width: 31mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: Illinois manual wind, 11 jewels, damaskeened nickel finish, No. 2186572
    Band: leather
    Circa: 1917
    Condition: Excellent enamel dial, very good case with sharp edges; case back is monogrammed and has two shallow dents; running, but service is recommended.
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    Auction Dates
    January, 2019
    22nd Tuesday
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