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Peoria Watch Company, 1885-1889 Peoria, Illinois. Made movements similar to the Fredonia Watch Company.

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Unread 11-15-2007, 08:37 PM
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CAN YOU DETECT WHAT THIS IS LIKE?
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This one has the finish and engraving as used on a "for RR Service".......this one even has a "For RR Service" dial, and I believe it is all original!
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CAN YOU DETECT WHAT THIS IS LIKE?

Like the superior grade fredonia posted today also????

can you pic the dial?
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"Like the superior grade fredonia posted today also????"

no like the one posted here
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then no, i cannot detect what it is like....
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the Peoria for RR service have engraved cocks like above

Superior grade or quality is an argument (see nat ass MB several yrs ago)--I know those that THINK they have one (unmarked), don't. I have an unmarled one that IS superior to all I have seen. Therefore, I believe this was a sales hype at time of production and ther PG and collectors have created their own definitions as to what is really superior
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jon,

maybe it is my wording of superior.. along with GRADE....

even though i am WRONG....

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CAN YOU DETECT WHAT THIS IS LIKE?
this is the watch i was referencing.

http://whmb.webhorology.com/showthre...light=fredonia

the movement is marked superior.....

i don't know if it is superior or not.... can't hold it

but the plates seem similar...
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