AUCTION : 0518


Clock, Watch, Jewelry, Nautical Instruments & Antiques Auction

Clocks & Clockmaker's Shop featuring rare French Industrial Series
Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:30am: LOTS 1 - 598
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am. Limited Watch Preview Extended Until 12pm.

Precision Timepieces, Important Watches, Nautical Instruments, Marine Clocks, Jewelry & Antiques
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 10am: LOTS 599 - 1192
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am & Sunday, May 20 at 8am to 9:45am 

The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly the Radisson Hotel), Manchester, NH

Lot#: 1071

DESCRIPTION: Illinois Watch Co., Springfield, Illinois, "Bunn Special" 163, Type I, 16 size, 23 jewels, stem wind, lever set, damascened nickel plate movement with lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, double roller, gold jewel settings, gold timing screws and whiplash micrometric regulator in a green and white gold filled, screw back and bezel, open face Bunn Special model 28 case, Arabic numeral, double sunk white enamel dial, blued steel spade and poker hands, serial #5420589, c1930
CONDITION: CASE: Dings and pin pricks; Short crease, back; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Minor scratches on inner surface of case; Gold filled with minor brassing; Bow worn; Crown worn. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, very light, 5:00, 7:00; Filled loss in center near 4:00. HANDS: A few minor specks of oxide. MOVEMENT PLATES: A few fine scratches on plate; Spot of oxide on crown wheel; Ratchet wheel with a few fine scratches. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) .
ESTIMATE: $700 - $900