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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 69 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 69

B.W. Raymond

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 183354
Grade: 69
Variation: B.W. Raymond
Model: 1
Class: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1873
Run Quantity: 5,000
Grade/Model Run: 17 of 24
Total Production: 29,054
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Movement Configuration: Adaptable
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Signing Style: Formal Script
Movement Inlay Color: None
Movement Setting: Key
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Moseley
Adjusted: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
U.S. Patents: 77078
Movement Markings: B.W. Raymond
Elgin, Ills.
Adjusted
Patent Pinion
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Database Version: v48.443
Research Note: First full Grade 69 Raymond run to be marked "Adjusted." (Previous run mixed). #180892: Verified with "Pennsylvania Railroad Co." Dial. #183354: Verified with blank barrel bridge and stem-wind/lever-set mechanism more consistent with the Model 4 (appears to have been adapted at some point from the standard KW/KS model).

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Data Verification Reports

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185000

Anonymous · May 9, 2022

Serial Number 183717 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 27, 2021

Serial Number 184648 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 16, 2021

Serial Number 182033 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 14, 2021

Serial Number 182033 was reported as accurate.

pmwas1 96 · February 13, 2021

Serial Number 183354 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Stem wind, lever set with unmarked barrel bridge
Curator Response: Excellent find. Thanks for uploading the images!

Anonymous · October 28, 2020

Serial Number 183766 was reported as accurate.

sgallo 5 · July 16, 2020

Serial Number 184081 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 13, 2020

Serial Number 180142 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 16, 2019

Serial Number 180172 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 15, 2019

Serial Number 181274 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 18, 2019

Serial Number 180172 was reported as accurate.

Dystopiologist 1 · September 28, 2019

Serial Number 181697 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 27, 2019

Serial Number 184209 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 15, 2019

Serial Number 181485 was reported as accurate.

ncplumber 150 · April 14, 2019

Serial Number 180617 was reported as accurate.

rad291 Supporter 20 · December 26, 2018

Serial Number 184507 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 1, 2018

Serial Number 183088 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 7, 2018

Serial Number 183088 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 11, 2018

Serial Number 182967 was reported as accurate.

wmike565 Supporter 107 · September 7, 2018

Serial Number 184585 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 13, 2018

Serial Number 182980 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 8, 2018

Serial Number 184368 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 3, 2018

Serial Number 185000 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 1, 2018

Serial Number 184386 was reported as accurate.

rad291 Supporter 20 · March 21, 2018

Serial Number 184507 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 25, 2018

Serial Number 181754 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 3, 2017

Serial Number 181580 was reported as accurate.

Pwhitlow 1 · June 18, 2017

Serial Number 180203 was reported as accurate.

ncplumber 150 · March 12, 2017

Serial Number 180617 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 19, 2016

Serial Number 183876 was reported as accurate.

dfchong 837 · July 14, 2016

Serial Number 182715 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 18, 2016

Serial Number 180121 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 11, 2016

Serial Number 181405 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 10, 2015

Serial Number 181245 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · November 22, 2015

Serial Number 180854 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 2, 2015

Serial Number 180400 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 8, 2015

Serial Number 183861 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 21, 2015

Serial Number 183540 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 19, 2015

Serial Number 183540 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 7, 2015

Serial Number 183306 was reported as accurate.

thhwatch 2 · November 23, 2014

Serial Number 183717 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 2, 2014

Serial Number 183664 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 31, 2014

Serial Number 182995 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 3, 2014

Serial Number 180724 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 3, 2014

Serial Number 182198 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 28, 2014

Serial Number 180899 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 13, 2014

Serial Number 182044 was reported as accurate.

jerrydk7 227 · January 21, 2014

Serial Number 181643 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 12, 2014

Serial Number 183575 was reported as accurate.

lewis23 Supporter 40 · November 13, 2013

Serial Number 181844 was reported as accurate.

lewis23 Supporter 40 · November 6, 2013

Serial Number 181844 was reported as accurate.

meltob 6 · November 1, 2013

Serial Number 184445 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 25, 2013

Serial Number 182739 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 19, 2013

Serial Number 182561 was reported as accurate.

LeroyC 392 · September 4, 2013

Serial Number 184689 was reported as accurate.

casillas 40 · September 1, 2013

Serial Number 182499 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 31, 2013

Serial Number 182830 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 7, 2013

Serial Number 182834 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 15, 2013

Serial Number 180161 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 13, 2013

Serial Number 181844 was reported as accurate.

skipmarc 14 · June 13, 2013

Serial Number 180949 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 5, 2013

Serial Number 183890 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 11, 2012

Serial Number 182499 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 11, 2012

Serial Number 182499 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement marked Adjusted

Anonymous · December 7, 2012

Serial Number 180602 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 18, 2012

Serial Number 182670 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 13, 2012

Serial Number 182670 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement is marked Adjusted

Anonymous · August 2, 2012

Serial Number 184168 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement has adjusted on it

Anonymous · July 27, 2012

Serial Number 183255 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · July 17, 2012

Serial Number 184168 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · July 14, 2012

Serial Number 183255 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: The grade 69 were adjusted movements
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · July 13, 2012

Serial Number 182915 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · July 5, 2012

Serial Number 180972 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: The movement says Adjusted but does not say to how
many positions.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Elgin Grade 69 Pocket Watch