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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 144 Pocket Watch Movement
Elgin Grade 144 Pocket Watch Movement

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 144

Elgin Nat'l. Watch Co.

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 10420883
Grade: 144
Variation: Elgin Nat'l. Watch Co.
Model: 3
Class: 4
Estimated Production Year: 1904
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 27 of 37
Total Production: 41,000
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Gilded Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Moseley
Hairspring: Breguet
Escapement Type: Straight-line
Standard Dial Type: Single-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078
Data Research: 1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v48.130

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10420001
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10421000

bubba70 543 · August 20, 2019

Serial Number 10420060 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 11, 2018

Serial Number 10420830 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 18, 2015

Serial Number 10420227 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 18, 2015

Serial Number 10420227 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 3, 2014

Serial Number 10420676 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: It is labelled 17 Jewel.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j to 17j

Anonymous · March 1, 2014

Serial Number 10420676 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: My 18s is 17 Jewel with no GM Wheeler markings.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j to 17j
Elgin Grade 144 Pocket Watch Movement
Elgin Grade 144 Pocket Watch Movement