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  1. J

    Illinois 'Senator' Pocket Watch

    Yes the case is solid gold case. It’s now sitting in a Wadsworths GF case for a minute. I’m having the original professionally cleaned.
  2. J

    Illinois 'Senator' Pocket Watch

    Thanks. That’s another thing I was wanting to know. Is this considered a private label or name of the movement?
  3. J

    Illinois 'Senator' Pocket Watch

    It’s been to 3 different older gentleman jeweler, watch repair and they were left scratching their heads. Two of them made me an offer and one suggested I send it to a jeweler in New York. Both offers were over $3k. If they we’re blindly offering that I knew it had to be on the rare side. I’m...
  4. J

    Illinois 'Senator' Pocket Watch

    Thank you. This is the website I should have joined years ago. I mainly collect Illinois, south bend, hampden and I have over 200 watches and probably 400-500 movements. I’ve been reading thru other threads on here and may be of service to some others hopefully. I’m still going to try and find...
  5. J

    Illinois 'Senator' Pocket Watch

    Thank you very much for digging into it. So I guess it is a little rare.
  6. J

    Illinois 'Senator' Pocket Watch

    Try this here. I have no where else to turn. It’s a 12s 1925 21 jewel movement marked “senator” wondering if anyone came across in the database mentioned in the first post of this thread. I realize it’s been many years ago but the combined years of experience in members here may be able to help me.
  7. J

    Illinois 'Senator' Pocket Watch

    Thanks. This is the one I think I first seen with “senator” on it.
  8. J

    Illinois 'Senator' Pocket Watch

    Illinois made a senate in the 1880’s-90’s I found researching but never offered in this movement. I’m really stumped. I’ve turned down serious money for this watch by collectors. This was found in a burlap sack behind a baseboard remodeling a house built in 1889. It was a generation to...
  9. J

    Illinois 'Senator' Pocket Watch

    sorry it cropped off to fit in the first pic. “4612818”
  10. J

    Illinois 'Senator' Pocket Watch

    Sorry I cropped it off in the first pic to fit.
  11. J

    Illinois 'Senator' Pocket Watch

    Yes. It’s senator I have looked for a month and can’t find anything on this watch. Thanks
  12. J

    Illinois 'Senator' Pocket Watch

    Hello, I’m a new member and need help with a watch. It’s a 12s 1925 Illinois 21 jewel - marked “senator” on movement. I was wondering about production numbers and if this a movement name or considered a private label. I can’t find anything in this watch. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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