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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: 13670451
Grade: 240
Variation: B.W. Raymond Diamond CJ
Model: 8
Generation: First
Class: 91
Estimated Production Year: 1909
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 39 of 62
Grade/Model Total Production: 67,500
Variant Est. Production: 45,000 (18S-M8-19J-ONL-A5PTI-B.W. RAYMOND DIAMOND CJ)
Grade/Model Unrealized Production: 500
Size: 18s
Jewels: 19j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Signing Style: Mixed
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Jeweled Safety
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
Railroad Grade Classification: Class A
Wind Indicator Available: Yes
Wind Indicator Present: Unknown
U.S. Patents: 596407, 77078, 596408
Movement Markings: B.W. Raymond
Elgin, Ill.
U.S.A.
19 Jewels
Safety Barrel
Adjusted
Case: Various
Run ID: 6167.240G40.18S2706.188M73.O2052.L1839.19J56
Data Research: 1909 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v52.335
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
203.22
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
78.48
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.133%
Registry Population: 15 (1.50%)
$ Estimated Value (12 Month Change): 8.81% Analyzing 473 Sales

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Verification Reports for this Run

The following reports have been graciously submitted by dedicated members in reference to this production run. These reports are useful to verify data and track inaccuracies that require further research. Please note that reports may contain inaccurate information or assumptions that must be dilligently considered with other available sources.


Anonymous · March 31, 2024

Serial Number 13670055 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 3, 2021

Serial Number 13670907 was reported as accurate.

bernardpaugh 1 · August 17, 2020

Serial Number 13670956 was reported as accurate.

MOP567 2 · March 28, 2020

Serial Number 13670359 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Hunting case not open face
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. The Elgin 240 was exclusively an openface movement. Please feel free to upload images of your watch for further evaluation and documentation.

MOP567 2 · March 28, 2020

Serial Number 13670359 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 19, 2015

Serial Number 13670800 was reported as accurate.

haskell 53 · June 4, 2014

Serial Number 13670017 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 30, 2012

Serial Number 13670250 was reported as accurate.

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