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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 286 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 286 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 286

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 18538929
Grade: 286
Model: 2
Class: 115
Estimated Production Year: 1915
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 149 of 225
Total Production: 354,000
Size: 6s
Jewels: 7j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Going
Balance Type: Expansion
Balance Jewel Material: Ruby
Train: Quick
Regulator: Plain
Hairspring: Breguet
Standard Dial Type: Single-Sunk
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078
Data Research: 1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Database Version: v48.508

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crispy 314 · June 26, 2015

Serial Number 18538448 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 15, 2013

Serial Number 18539952 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 286 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 286 Pocket Watch