The Illinois Watch Company produced watches under contract for several different brands, including Burlington Watch Company (Chicago, Illinois) which operated primarily as a mail-order business, and Santa Fe Watch Company (Topeka, Kansas).
Not only is sex a big deal mentally and physically, but also emotionally, and it could be legally too.
Most parents will not press charges against their son’s or daughter’s boyfriend or girlfriend if they are just a year older, but older people may get into more trouble.
The Illinois Watch Case Company was a major manufacture in the city of Elgin, Illinois. Click here for an explanation and example of how to use our serial number tables. Click here for instructions on how to identify and open most common case types.
It manufactured watch cases under many brands, such as "Elgin Giant," "Elgin Pride," "Tivoli," "Spartan," and "Elgin Commander." The use of the name "Elgin" in their brand names, or marking the cases with "Elgin USA" often leads people to believe that a watch was made by the Elgin National Watch Company when it was actually made by another manufacturer, or to think that a watch no longer has its original case because it is "now in an Elgin case." Be sure to use the serial number on the movement (the works) of the watch. At Renaissance Watch Repair, we are experts in the repair and restoration of Illinois watches.
When a teenager under the age of 17 dates someone that is 17 or older in Illinois, the relationship can get complicated.
Statutory rape is any type of sexual intercourse that occurs between someone under the age of consent, which is 17 in Illinois, and someone that is a legal adult (18).
When teenagers begin to date, usually they meet at school and most often, they are the same age.
As teens branch out however, meeting people from other schools, hanging out with people from work and meeting new people in the community, they sometimes date older men or women.
It may be from peer pressure and it may also be attributed to the fact that kids are simply growing up faster than they used to, physically and mentally.