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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 288 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 288

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 24400571
Grade: 288
Model: 5
Class: 106
Estimated Production Year: 1922
Run Quantity: 3,000
Grade/Model Run: 230 of 296
Total Production: 531,800
Size: 18s
Jewels: 7j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Balance Type: Expansion
Balance Jewel Material: Ruby
Train: Quick
Regulator: Polished Oval Regulator
Hairspring: Breguet
Standard Dial Type: Single-Sunk
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078, 347272, 345619
Data Research: 1927/1950 Elgin Serial List

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tturner770 16 · November 21, 2020

Serial Number 24398905 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: movement is 6s 7J, not 18s.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection for further evaluation and documentation.

Anonymous · October 2, 2020

Serial Number 24398331 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · June 21, 2018

Serial Number 24400190 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 11, 2015

Serial Number 24398136 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 6s, 7 jewel, nickel, hunter case

Anonymous · November 4, 2014

Serial Number 24399017 was reported as accurate.

GPa212 174 · December 4, 2013

Serial Number 24400362 was reported as accurate.

worldofantiques 199 · October 30, 2013

Serial Number 24399531 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 288 Pocket Watch