18s Illinois “King Phillip” 17 jewel Railroad “Special for Railway Service” Railroad Pocket Watch

7"l x 7"w x 6"h
Categories: Pocket Watches, Railroad


1 in stock


18s Illinois “King Phillip” 17 jewel Railroad “Special for Railway Service”

This incredibly rare timepiece is truly one-of-a-kind! It holds the impressive title of a 3-star rarity, with only 350 ever made. Dating back to 1895, this exquisite watch boasts a two-tone movement with a remarkable 17 jewel, model #6. It was considered the pinnacle of excellence in its era, being classified as a “Railroad Grade” timepiece. Encased in its original coin silver case, complete with an immaculate dial, this watch is a true gem! If you’re seeking an authentic piece of railroad history, your search ends here. This exemplary watch, marked for railroad service, is a true collector’s dream. Rest assured; its value will only appreciate over time! The movement is flawless, with no signs of blemishes or rust spots. It runs impeccably and displays a delightful patina on the case. It simply doesn’t get any better than this! Although it is advisable to service the watch before regular use, its overall condition is outstanding. Take a closer look at the pictures to truly appreciate its allure. Should you have any inquiries, please don’t hesitate to ask!

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