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 Railroad Dial No. 114 (Bunn Special Dial), c.1922 The Bunn Special represents the most iconic railroad watch offered by the Illinois Watch Company. The No. 114.
Illinois Watch Company Metal Dial No. 51-A Fitted on an Extra-Thin A. Lincoln Grade, c.1925 This Illinois A. Lincoln extra thin watch fitted with a No. 51-A metal dial was.
Pictured: Excerpt from the Illinois Watch Company Dials Circular No. 102, Published May 1927 By the 1920s, metal dials were quickly becoming the standard option on the majority of American.
Pictured: Backs of Ferguson Dials with Swiss Style Codes. [Various Images Courtesy of Jones & Horan Auctions] Shortly after the Ferguson Dial Company was organized by Louis Buck Ferguson, dials.