#5584 Antique Illinois wrist watch circa 1927 (pre Hamilton)

Antique Illinois wrist watch circa 1927 (pre Hamilton)
Status: Available for USD $675 / CAD $795













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Great looking antique Illinois wrist watch in a white GF double hinged case, circa 1927. The serial number (5025998) indicates this was one of the last watches produced before the sale of the company to Hamilton the same year. At the end of 1927 Illinois Watch company was purchased by Hamilton and the first serial number used in 1928 was 5100000. Watches with the Illinois name were made throughout the great depression and up until the end of the second world war. The engraved tounneau case is in excellent condition, dial is original and the movement is in good working condition. Photos are not actual size of watch, the case measures 30 mm across (not including crown) x 39 mm lug to lug and is fit with a new leather bracelet.