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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 86 Pocket Watch Movement

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 86

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 1395613
Grade: 86
Model: 2
Class: 22
Estimated Production Year: 1884
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 5 of 16
Total Production: 16,000
Size: 16s
Jewels: 15j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Convertible
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Bridge Plate
Bridge Type: 3-finger Straight
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Moseley
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
U.S. Patents: 185867
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Anonymous · August 10, 2020

Serial Number 1395928 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 27, 2019

Serial Number 1395465 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 6, 2017

Serial Number 1395928 was reported as accurate.

jerrydk7 227 · March 10, 2017

Serial Number 1395817 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Is not a Railroad grade watch....
Curator Response: This watch would have certainly qualified for railroad service at the time of production.

Anonymous · November 6, 2016

Serial Number 1395465 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 9, 2014

Serial Number 1395422 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 19, 2014

Serial Number 1395865 was reported as accurate.

LeroyC 392 · September 14, 2013

Serial Number 1395545 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement Configuration: Convertible
Plate: Bridge Plate
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Configuration changed from Unknown to Convertible
Plate changed from 3/4 to Bridge

Anonymous · March 12, 2013

Serial Number 1395545 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Plate changed from 3/4 to Bridge

Anonymous · November 16, 2012

Serial Number 1395812 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Plate changed from 3/4 to Bridge

Anonymous · October 16, 2012

Serial Number 1395552 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Plate changed from 3/4 to Bridge
Elgin Grade 86 Pocket Watch Movement