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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: 14652533
Grade: 240
Variation: B.W. Raymond Diamond CJ
Model: 8
Generation: First
Class: 91
Estimated Production Year: 1910
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 51 of 63
Grade/Model Total Production: 68,000
Variant Est. Production: 45,000 (18S-M8-19J-ONL-A5PTI-B.W. RAYMOND DIAMOND CJ)
Size: 18s
Jewels: 19j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Signing Style: Old English
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: Mixed
U.S. Patents: 596407, 77078, 596408
Movement Markings: B.W. Raymond
Elgin, Ill.
U.S.A.
19 Jewels
Safety Barrel
Adjusted 5 Positions
Adjusted
Data Research: 1909 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Database Version: v50.306
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
200.00
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
79.06
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.135%
Registry Population: 9 (0.90%)

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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 · January 13, 2023

Serial Number 14652422 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 5, 2022

Serial Number 14652836 was reported as accurate.

GT350me 19 · April 21, 2021

Serial Number 14652947 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 2, 2016

Serial Number 14652358 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 13, 2015

Serial Number 14652358 was reported as accurate.

Gasperoff 727 · February 26, 2015

Serial Number 14652388 was reported as accurate.

Bluejay 179 · February 25, 2015

Serial Number 14652398 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 31, 2014

Serial Number 14652358 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 21, 2014

Serial Number 14652673 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 18, 2014

Serial Number 14652934 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: wind indicator present

LeroyC 392 · January 25, 2014

Serial Number 14652318 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No wind indicator on this SN.

eparso 59 · August 4, 2013

Serial Number 14652934 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Wind Indicator present? Yes

Gimparoo Supporter 703 · August 2, 2013

Serial Number 14652934 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 1, 2012

Serial Number 14652150 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No winding indicator
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 · October 18, 2012

Serial Number 14652353 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