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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 270 Pocket Watch Movement
Elgin Grade 270 Pocket Watch Movement

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 270

Veritas

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 12784548
Grade: 270
Variation: Veritas
Model: 9
Class: 98
Estimated Production Year: 1907
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 13 of 14
Total Production: 12,000
Size: 16s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Bridge Plate
Bridge Type: 3-finger
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Train Material: Gold
Center Wheel Material: Gold
Regulator: Moseley
Hairspring: Breguet
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
U.S. Patents: 77078, 596407
Data Research: 1909 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List

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12784001
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12785000

Anonymous · November 3, 2019

Serial Number 12784620 was reported as accurate.

tkarter 183 · October 31, 2018

Serial Number 12784899 was reported as accurate.

tkarter 183 · October 12, 2018

Serial Number 12784899 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 22, 2018

Serial Number 12784548 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 15, 2018

Serial Number 12784388 was reported as accurate.

timeclock2 2 · December 19, 2017

Serial Number 12784199 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: I examined this veritas model and found a triple
sunk dial.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. Your dial is certainly double-sunk. One sunk level for the seconds and another at the center of the dial.

Anonymous · December 10, 2017

Serial Number 12784574 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 5, 2017

Serial Number 12784899 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 19, 2016

Serial Number 12784555 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 16, 2016

Serial Number 12784313 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 23, 2015

Serial Number 12784555 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 12, 2015

Serial Number 12784551 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 8, 2015

Serial Number 12784551 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 22, 2015

Serial Number 12784087 was reported as accurate.

mjrd63 15 · November 27, 2014

Serial Number 12784596 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 28, 2014

Serial Number 12784937 was reported as accurate.

TicktockJoe 8 · October 19, 2013

Serial Number 12784572 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 30, 2013

Serial Number 12784904 was reported as accurate.

fordcasa 364 · August 1, 2013

Serial Number 12784534 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 30, 2013

Serial Number 12784536 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 17, 2012

Serial Number 12784503 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 270 Pocket Watch Movement
Elgin Grade 270 Pocket Watch Movement