1929 Vintage rare Art Deco Illinois Ace watch, American vintage, all original. This is a beautiful example in terms of it's condition, but it will require a service to work well. Also known as the maxine or the Wayne.The name Ace was from the early jobber adverts from American jewellers. The case is Illinois Watch Case Co.
Elgin, Spartan, Nickel, Size 3/0. This case composition is medium in rarity for the model.
The case is Nickel composition, with engraved bezel, sides and plain lugs. Powered by a 17 jewel variant grade which will require a service to work well, however it is keeping time to +100 seconds a day. The dial is painted luminous and the hands are luminous. The dial has a s.
Ilver finish with Cross-like wreath design centre which increases appeal and collectability. Arketing tag line was "Style can be seen at a glance, but quality is the hidden value". Of destination and the value of the watch. Please see the images as these compliment and aid the description provided below.The dial has the rare s. The dial is in excellent original condition, with nicely aged lume.
The hands are steel, thermally blued and are in excellent condition with original lume in-fill. The glass is original and in excellent condition. An original crown in good condition. A case that is free of wear, no large scratches or dints in the watch.
Maintains original graining still, light surface scratching. The movement is currently running approximately +100 seconds fast a day, with a low amplitude of 190 degrees.
The beat error is also high at 5.3mm. It requires a service to function well.Case width with crown: 34.3mm. Case length lug to lug: 37mm. The item "1929 Vintage rare Art Deco Illinois Ace watch, American vintage, all original" is in sale since Monday, October 12, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches". The seller is "boldtimepieces" and is located in Bristol.
This item can be shipped worldwide.