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Very Rare Rockford 21 Jewel Railroad Grade 501 Solid 18k Pocket Watch, Running

Very Rare Rockford 21 Jewel Railroad Grade 501 Solid 18k Pocket Watch, Running
Very Rare Rockford 21 Jewel Railroad Grade 501 Solid 18k Pocket Watch, Running
Very Rare Rockford 21 Jewel Railroad Grade 501 Solid 18k Pocket Watch, Running
Very Rare Rockford 21 Jewel Railroad Grade 501 Solid 18k Pocket Watch, Running
Very Rare Rockford 21 Jewel Railroad Grade 501 Solid 18k Pocket Watch, Running
Very Rare Rockford 21 Jewel Railroad Grade 501 Solid 18k Pocket Watch, Running
Very Rare Rockford 21 Jewel Railroad Grade 501 Solid 18k Pocket Watch, Running
Very Rare Rockford 21 Jewel Railroad Grade 501 Solid 18k Pocket Watch, Running
Very Rare Rockford 21 Jewel Railroad Grade 501 Solid 18k Pocket Watch, Running
Very Rare Rockford 21 Jewel Railroad Grade 501 Solid 18k Pocket Watch, Running
Very Rare Rockford 21 Jewel Railroad Grade 501 Solid 18k Pocket Watch, Running
Very Rare Rockford 21 Jewel Railroad Grade 501 Solid 18k Pocket Watch, Running

Very Rare Rockford 21 Jewel Railroad Grade 501 Solid 18k Pocket Watch, Running

VERY RARE ROCKFORD 21 JEWEL RAILROAD GRADE 501 SOLID 18K POCKET WATCH, RUNNING! FROM A LOCAL ESTATE, I OFFER. ROCKFORD, GRADE 501, 21J, 16S, MODEL 4, 18K GOLD ROCKFORD SIGNED HUNTER'S CASE WITH GOLD CUVETTE BEARING 1913 ENGRAVING, MONTGOMERY WHITE ENAMEL DS DIAL, SW-LS, FULLY CAPPED LEVER ESCAPEMENT, MVT MARKED "RG" DENOTING RAILROAD GRADE, FISHSCALE PATTERN NICKEL DAMASCENE.

GROSS WEIGHT OF ASSEMBLED WATCH 64.2 DWT (99.9 GRAMS). WHILE THIS MOVEMENT HAS AN IDENTICAL VISUAL APPEARANCE TO ROCKFORD'S GRADE 510, THIS WATCH IS IN FACT FROM THE SINGULAR RUN IDENTIFIED AS GRADE 501 IN THE FACTORY SERIAL RECORDS. TOTAL PRODUCTION OF THIS RUN WAS ONLY 60 MADE MAKING THE WATCHES FROM THE GRADE 501 RUN QUITE RARE.

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THIS SEPARATE GRADE NUMBERING FOR OTHERWISE IDENTICAL APPEARING MOVEMENTS REMAINS OPEN TO SPECULATION. THE TWO THEORIES WE HAVE HEARD FROM ROCKFORD COLLECTORS IS THAT THIS WAS EITHER AN UNINTENDED RECORD KEEPING ERROR ON ROCKFORD'S PART TRANSPOSING THE LAST TWO DIGITS OF THE GRADE NUMBER FOR THIS RUN, OR WAS PERHAPS AN INTENTIONAL SEPARATION OF THE GRADE NUMBER FOR THIS SPECIFIC RUN POSSIBLY AS FILLING A PARTICULAR CUSTOMER'S ORDER (OR CUSTOMERS' ORDERS).

EITHER WAY AN INTERESTING AND UNUSUAL BIT OF ROCKFORD HISTORY. FROM DEAN OLSON'S ROCKFORD COLLECTION. GOOD RUNNING ORDER, EXCELLENT COSMETIC MVT CONDITION OVERALL, BRIGHT LUSTROUS SURFACES, MINOR OXIDE ON WINDING WHEELS AND REGULATOR ASSEMBLY SCRACE MONTGOMERY DIAL WITH A FEW HAIRLINES AND A CHIP FAIR HANDS VERY RARE SIGNED CASE SHOWS LIGHT WEAR, TWO DENTS TO BAND, SCATTERED DINGS ON REAR; TIGHT BOW & HINGES, CLEAN CRYSTAL WINDING & SETTING OPERATE PROPERLY. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva's.

Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "VERY RARE ROCKFORD 21 JEWEL RAILROAD GRADE 501 SOLID 18K POCKET WATCH, RUNNING" is in sale since Thursday, April 8, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Pocket Watches". The seller is "heygreatwatch" and is located in Cleveland, Ohio.

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  • Department: Men
  • Type: Pocket Watch
  • Brand: Rockford


Very Rare Rockford 21 Jewel Railroad Grade 501 Solid 18k Pocket Watch, Running