Research and Photos Provided by Richard Thomas. Illinois Bunn SpecialSerial #1256308Image Courtesy of Richard Thomas Illinois 18s, 21j, “Bunn Special”, s/n: 1256308, ca 1895: Undocumented Movement Marking? From 1894 (open.
Pictured: Illinois Watch Company “Flying J” Bunn Special Dial (Image courtesy of Jones & Horan Auctions) During the “Hamilton Era,” the Illinois Watch Company also furnished dials with markings promoting.
A reader inquired about the differences between the Elgin No. 49 Dial and the Illinois No. 114 (Bunn Special) Dial. Both were utilized heavily on railroad watches offered by the.
Pictured: Illinois Watch Company “Arrows Out” Bunn Special Dial (Image courtesy of Jones & Horan Auctions) In December 1927, Hamilton Watch Company agreed to purchase the Illinois Watch Company factory.
Pictured: Illinois Watch Company 16-Size Dials, 1927 Catalog During the 1920s, the market trend favoring metal dials increased even though brilliant white enamel dials still dominated the railroad industry. This.