1.3 Rare 16 Size 23 Jewel Illinois Sangamo Special With White Gold Filled, Hinged back Rigid Bow case. Open Face. 51mm. Stem Wound / Stem Set. Circa 1924

Movement – this high grade nickel bridge movement has a micrometer regulator with a lever escapement. The movement has gold train wheels, large raised gold jewel settings and is signed “Illinois Watch Co, Sangamo Special, 23 Jewel, Motor Barrel, Adjusted Temp and 6 Positions” # 4556803. The movement is in 95% mint condition.

Case – the movement comes in a 14K white gold Filled open face case, which has a hinged back, inner and bezel and a rigid bow. The case is signed “Sangamo Special” on the inside of the back cover and is also etched “Illinois Watch Co, Sangamo Special” on the inner cover. The case has carved cross hatch detailing on the bow and sides and a smooth plain finish on the back. The case is in 95% mint condition.

Dial – the white enamel dial is double sunk and has the correct blue steel hands for a Sangamo Special. The dial is signed “Illinois” and is in 100% mint condition

£1450 including shipping -