Vintage Men's Illinois Pocket Watches
In this section, you will find a nice selection of vintage Illinois pocket watches that are typically considered gent's size, although in many cases would also be appropriate for a woman to carry. The Illinois Watch Company was founded in Springfield, Illinois and began production of its earliest branded models in 1872, although the company had been producing small runs of watches with various other markings as early as 1869. In 1927, the Hamilton Watch Company purchased Illinois and manufactured watches in the Springfield factory up until 1932. Afterwards, Hamilton continued to produce watches with Illinois Watch Company markings from their main factory in Lancaster, Pennsylvania until 1939.
As an additional resource, we've posted a Serial Number Production List which includes information for Illinois serial numbers and dates of manufacture.
For further information, examples, photos, and notes on how to wear our various styles of watches and watch accessories, please visit our How-To-Wear Guide.
You can narrow your search by going to one of the following sections, or browse all of our men's Illinois pocket watches further below.
Washington by Illinois 16S 17J adj. HCM Senate pocket watch #2424892, YGF SB&B case with monogram
PM1228 - This item is currently for sale at our Etsy Store
Illinois 18S 9J key wind Hoyt pocket watch #25007, heavy WBM smooth polish HB&B case
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Illinois 18S 17J HCM adj. LS Stewart Special grade 64 pocket watch #1579794, WBM SB&B display case
PM2567 - This item is currently for sale at our Etsy Store
Illinois for Hoglund & Berg 18S 17J LS grade 69 pocket watch #2651773, heavy YGF swing-out case
PM2540 - This item is currently for sale at our Etsy Store
Illinois 16S 21J LS adj. 6p Bunn Special pocket watch #4632717, heavy YGF SB&B engraved case
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Illinois 16S 21J LS HCM grade 174 pocket watch #2109093, heavy YGF SB&B engraved case
PM3047 - This item is currently for sale at our Etsy Store