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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 240 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 240 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 240

B.W. Raymond

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 11628851
Grade: 240
Variation: B.W. Raymond
Model: 8
Class: 91
Estimated Production Year: 1905
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 25 of 62
Total Production: 68,000
Size: 18s
Jewels: 19j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt or Black
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Motor
Balance Jewel Material: Diamond
Train: Quick
Regulator: Traveling Nut (spring)
Hairspring: Breguet
Escapement Type: Straight-line
Pallet Jewel Material: Sapphire
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Wind Indicator Available: Yes
Wind Indicator Present: Unknown
U.S. Patents: 596407
Data Research: 1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List

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Anonymous · May 29, 2020

Serial Number 11628530 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 8, 2019

Serial Number 11628965 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 5, 2019

Serial Number 11628042 was reported as accurate.

watchbird 40 · July 3, 2016

Serial Number 11628977 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 10, 2015

Serial Number 11628058 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 10, 2015

Serial Number 11628058 was reported as accurate.

schwan 178 · January 7, 2015

Serial Number 11628453 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No mine is a size 16
Curator Response: Please upload a photo so we can evaluate. Grade 240 is indeed listed as a size 18, but your particular watch could be a different grade. Thanks.

Anonymous · April 3, 2013

Serial Number 11628529 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 7, 2012

Serial Number 11628618 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
Double Roller changed from Unknown to Yes

Anonymous · August 7, 2012

Serial Number 11628618 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
Double Roller changed from Unknown to Yes

Anonymous · August 7, 2012

Serial Number 11628618 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · June 23, 2012

Serial Number 11628215 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: It is railroad grade....
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
Elgin Grade 240 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 240 Pocket Watch