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Private Label Trade Names on American Pocket Watches: “Burlington Watch Co.” Part 20: The Grade 185 “Burlington Special” Movement

Pictured: Burlington Special Grade 185 Movement by the Illinois Watch Company, c.1908.

Manufactured by the Illinois Watch Company for the Burlington Watch Company (Babson Bros.) headquartered in Chicago.

c.1908

Size: 18s

Model: 5

Configuration: Open Face

Setting: Lever

Jewels: 19

Adjustments: Temperature, Isochronism, and 3 Positions

Inlay: Gilt, (Black on Pillar Plate)

Markings: Burlington Watch Co. – Chicago, U.S.A. – 19 Jewels – Adjusted – To – Temperature – And – Positions – Safety Pinion

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