If you are looking at this movement, you know this is a very rare movement. Excellent condition and Beautiful Movement. Housed in Display Salesman Case. (POSTED BY ERIC in Watch Forum). Illinois 16s grade 186 was manufactured about 1901.It may interest you that total production of this grade was 2820 movements between 1898 and 1910. A modified variant (double roller) was being made between 1910 and 1913, 1420 made. RARE "RR Standard" Stamped on movement. Runs Very Good, Approx -15 Sec/Day. Replacement Case into Display Salesman Case, Screw on both sides, Both sides screw properly as shown in the picture, but be careful.
Double Sunk, Excellent, No Visible. Crystal: Both sides Glass with no visible hairline. Case Information Authorized Distributor for Classic Watch Case Co.Lever Cut on both right and left to accommodate Lever Set Railroad Pocket Watch Movement. Maker: Classic Watch Case Co. Model: Pacifica, Model 1-UU, Unsigned, Userialized. Pocket Watch Size: 16S, Size 16. About this item: This is Release 2 case. NOTE: The ownership of this case will be entered into the database for authenticity. You will have instruction on how to update the registration if you sell the watch or replace the movement. This will maintain integrity of the case ownership along with movement for the case.
ABOUT CLASSIC WATCH CASE Co. USA (CWCCO, USA), was form March 18, 2018. The idea started in April of 2015 with designing 16S salesman cases.It is US based company with manufacturing facility in Taiwan. United States made the best watches in the world, not Swiss. The movements are so amazing, craftsmanship is unparalleled in the world.
The requirement of Railroad Grade specification is so stringent, it challenged American watch makers to the level no others can meet. The objective of Classic Watch Case Co. USA is to let the world know and appreciate these masterpieces and remember their legacy etched in history. However, the beauty is encased where no one can see it, so Classic Watch Case Co, USA intends to produce clear back cases (or now commonly known as display salesman cases) so collectors can appreciate and showcase the pride of ownership.
USA is founded by American pocket watch collector. We, at CWCCO, USA know that all of the watch case companies of the past do not survive the economy because the demand is not enough to sustain the company.
Similarly, CWCCO, USA will also face similar fate. But, we would like to invest and promote pocket watch collection to younger generation of collectors. It took 1 ½ year to make with 5 failed molds. This gives us renew appreciation of the preciseness of past watch case makers.Pacifica Model 1-UU will be produced in quantity of 1,000 pieces (500 Gold Plated and 500 Silver Plated). The base metal is Nickel Alloy.
It is unserialized and unsigned. Pacifica Model 1 - UU has announced 2 releases, each with 250 pieces (125 in Gold Plated and 125 in Silver Plated). The 3rd release will be in late May or Early June, 2018. At that time, we will also have 1st release of 18S, Atlantica Model 1 - UU (Unsigned, Unserialized).Total quantity of Atlantica Model 1 will also be 800 pieces (400 Gold Plated and 400 Silver Plated). There will be a total of (1,000) Pacifica Model 1-UU and (800) Atlantica Model 1-UU be produced.
We will not produce anymore of Pacifica Model 1-UU and Atlantica Model 1-UU after that. USA will only have 15 distributors worldwide. But first, we need you as our fellow American Watch Collectors to support our effort. If you have any issues or concerns, please let us know to correct them.We want to expand the number of collectors to appreciate American watches. So, our initial announcement is only to the world of collectors. It is not time yet to show the world. When the time comes, we, together, will rock the world, and the countless collections in your possessions will truly be priceless treasures. The item "RARE Illinois G 187 16S 17J Railroad Pocket Watch Display Salesman RR Standard" is in sale since Monday, March 12, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "kcdirect888" and is located in Covina, California. This item can be shipped to United States.