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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 214 Pocket Watch Movement
Elgin Grade 214 Pocket Watch Movement

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 214

Veritas

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 13425447
Grade: 214
Variation: Veritas
Model: 8
Generation: First
Class: 89
Estimated Production Year: 1908
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 18 of 22
Total Production: 22,700
Size: 18s
Jewels: 23j
Jewel Material: Ruby, Sapphire & Diamond
Jewel Setting: Raised Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Signing Style: Formal Script
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Jeweled Safety
Balance Jewel Material: Diamond
Train: Quick
Train Material: Gold
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
Railroad Grade Classification: Class A
U.S. Patents: 596407, 77078, 596408
Movement Markings: Veritas
Elgin, Ill.
U.S.A.
23 Jewels
Adjusted 5 Positions
Adjusted
Safety Barrel
Data Research: 1909 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v47.171
Research Note: According to Elgin Master Records, sapphire pallet jewels were fitted for Grade 214 started at serial 13,425,701, and the spring on the Moseley Regulator was added with 13,425,501.

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Anonymous · October 27, 2021

Serial Number 13425315 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 27, 2021

Serial Number 13425315 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 18, 2021

Serial Number 13425750 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 13, 2021

Serial Number 13425750 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 17, 2021

Serial Number 13425741 was reported as accurate.

Joef21 159 · December 28, 2020

Serial Number 13425083 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 3, 2018

Serial Number 13425931 was reported as accurate.

jcammaro 68 · February 24, 2016

Serial Number 13425011 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 22, 2014

Serial Number 13425321 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 1, 2014

Serial Number 13425321 was reported as accurate.

irishred 38 · May 16, 2014

Serial Number 13425964 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 11, 2014

Serial Number 13425619 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 21, 2013

Serial Number 13425018 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 15, 2012

Serial Number 13425018 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · May 27, 2012

Serial Number 13425570 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Elgin Grade 214 Pocket Watch Movement
Elgin Grade 214 Pocket Watch Movement