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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 455 Pocket Watch Movement

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 455

B.W. Raymond

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 23297933
Grade: 455
Model: 15
Estimated Production Year: 1921
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 32 of 52
Total Production: 64,000
Size: 16s
Jewels: 19j
Jewel Material: Ruby & Sapphire
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Traveling Nut (spring)
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: 77078, 596407, 596408
Data Research: 1927/1950 Elgin Serial List

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23297001
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23299000

Anonymous · June 15, 2021

Serial Number 23298838 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 8, 2020

Serial Number 23298722 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 23, 2019

Serial Number 23297384 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 23, 2019

Serial Number 23297384 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 27, 2017

Serial Number 23298813 was reported as accurate.

rafymon98 7 · October 18, 2016

Serial Number 23298287 was reported as accurate.

JLashbrook 105 · August 25, 2016

Serial Number 23297194 was reported as accurate.

rafymon98 7 · March 1, 2016

Serial Number 23298287 was reported as accurate.

rafymon98 7 · February 28, 2016

Serial Number 23298287 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 18, 2013

Serial Number 23297194 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 30, 2012

Serial Number 23298230 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 26, 2012

Serial Number 23298710 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No winding indicator
Changes since this report was submitted:
Double Roller changed from Unknown to Yes

Anonymous · August 5, 2012

Serial Number 23298550 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 10, 2012

Serial Number 23298890 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: not winding indicator
Elgin Grade 455 Pocket Watch Movement