Single-Pressed seconds dial with a stylized wreath motif single pressed ring, circling inside of Block/Script Arabic hour numerals with ring style track. The movement is highly engraved with "Gold" gear train and screw settings, adjusted 5 positions, Hamilton Lancaster, PA.Watch is working and keeping good time, I have not had this watch service for "COR". A link in minor league baseball (milb) website writes and shows photos of early Spokane Ball Parks, showing "Ferris Field" built in 1936, in..... Indians Stadiums of the Past.
This sites page mentions Spokane City Attorney George Ferris and his association with the early Spokane teams, as a player and manager. As well as naming the ballpark in honor of its benefactor. See photo of Ferris Field above. This 1921 "Hamilton" 14-karat gold filled pocket watch was Presented to President George M.Ferris BY Spokane City Baseball League 1922, 14 years before the historic wooden ballpark Ferris Field was built and dedicated in his name. Ferris was a professional baseball player supporting himself though college and law school in this manner. From 1902-6, he played on the Spokane team during the summer months and practiced his law profession during the winter. He is listed on the team roster for the Spokane Indians in (1904 See Team Photo) & 1905 (age 25 26), and in his early 20's he played for the Rockford Illinois baseball team, near his place of birth "July 24th 1878" in Sterling Illinois.
Ferris was also presented with a Elgin open face gold filled pocket watch during a game in his home town of Sterling Illinois on Sept. 20th 1900, at the age of 22 See Newspaper clipping in photos here, from the Sterling Gazette Fri. 20th 1900 / by Sterling Illinois / Base Ball Fans. / Sterling 0 / vs /Chicago White Sox 1.
Mr Ferris has been a member of the bar since 1903 and formed the firm of Cannon, Ferris Swan & Lilly - Spokane WA. In 1910, specializing in Railroad Law. His grandson, Joel Ferris would later donate the land upon which Ferris High School was built, in Spokane Washington. The item "Spokane Indians Hamilton 12 Size Gold Filled Grade 900 Open Face 19J Model 1" is in sale since Thursday, April 20, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique".
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