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Hey guys!

Can somebody please confirm an Illinois mainspring number for me?

I don't own an Illinois material catalog.

It's a grade 144, size 6s, 15 jewels.

I believe the factory mainspring number is 47354.

Right or wrong ? ? ? ? ?

Thanks!
 

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Holy cow ! ! !

Casker is out of this mainspring.

Borel has discontinued this mainspring.

And the ONLY guy that I can find that DOES have this mainspring wants $35.00 for it plus $3.00 for shipping!!!

That is DOUBLE of what it normally costs!!!!!

I did check out that link you posted Greg.

More often that not when you open these mainsprings that were packaged eons ago they have rust on them and you just don't get the amplitude that you are looking for.

Even though they are NOS they are weak springs that are 50+ years old.

Guess I'll just have to ante up if I want a newly manufactured one!!!!!

This Illinois project is getting $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
 

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Check that.

Just found one at Eckcells for only $14.95 ! ! ! !

WHOOHOO!!!!
 

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This is one reason why I went long a few years ago on Illinois, Hamilton, and (lesser so) Elgin ww mainsprings. There will come a day when they are all gone, and I'll still have a stash that I can charge $1000 each for to my very best friends! :lol:


Just so you know, dash to may have them? :thumbup1:
 
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