APW - Illinois, Bunn Special, 23J, Model 9, 16S, gold-filled OF recase with locomotive engraving to rear, Montgomery white enamel DS dial, SW-LS, fully capped lever escapement, jeweled barrel, rayed pattern nickel damascene, red colored mvt lettering, s#2980287. An uncommon watch, the total production of this Model 9 version of the 23J Bunn Special with red colored movement lettering is believed to be between 1700 and 1730 made per Michael Chamelin's Bunn Special book. Condition: Mvt: Running, excellent cosmetic mvt condition overall, some attractive white-ish toning of plate surfaces, regulator assembly with some oxide, winding wheels with few small bits of oxide; excellent dial with light outer chapter hl at 10, few small fine scratches to right perimeter of seconds-register, minuscule pinpoint flake to lower-right corner of center section, mild beveling wear of outer edge under bezel; excellent hands; case shows medium wear, mild dent with associated surface dings to band at 6:30, some mild dings and nicks elsewhere to band, reduced engraving detail, pendant is tilted slightly off vertical alignment; tight brassy bow, crown shows medium wear; good glass crystal.
Illinois, Bunn Special, 23J, Model 9, Uncommon - JH47290
- Product Code: 47290
- Availability: Out Of Stock