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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: 634
Grade: 69
Variation: B.W. Raymond
Model: 1
Class: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1867
Run Quantity: 900
Grade/Model Run: 1 of 24
Grade/Model Total Production: 29,054
Variant Est. Production: 26,054 (18S-M1-15J-HGK-A2P-B.W. RAYMOND)
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
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: Plain
Hairspring: Flat
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 2
Adjustment Tolerance: [21] 2P +/- 15 s/24hrs., Temp. +/- 8 s/16hrs., Reg. +/- 5 s/24hrs.
Railroad Grade: Yes
U.S. Patents: 77078
Movement Markings: B.W. Raymond
Elgin, Ill.
Burt's Patent
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 41 (4.56%)
Database Version: v49.708

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 69

Target Profile: 18S-M1-15J-HGK-A2P-B.W. RAYMOND

Elgin Grade 69 (All Variations): 29,054 ETP
18S: 29,054 100.00%
18s, Grade 69
18S-M1: 29,054 100.00%
18s, Grade 69, Model 1
18S-M1-15J: 29,054 100.00%
18s, Grade 69, Model 1, 15 Jewels
18S-M1-15J-HGK: 29,054 100.00%
18s, Grade 69, Model 1, 15 Jewels, Adaptable/Key/Gilt
18S-M1-15J-HGK-A2P: 29,054 100.00%
18S-M1-15J-HGK-A2P-B.W. RAYMOND: 26,054 89.67%

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 101 #1 Inferred
2 121 #21 Collection February 24, 2020
3
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135 #35 Collection June 02, 2017
4
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173 #73 Collection May 11, 2018
5 260 #160 Inferred
6 310 #210 Inferred
7 323 #223 Inferred
8 324 #224 Inferred
9 326 #226 Collection February 21, 2015
10 340 #240 Collection June 02, 2021
11 377 #277 Collection January 13, 2017
12 424 #324 Collection April 16, 2015
13 504 #404 Inferred
14 538 #438 Collection March 28, 2018
15 539 #439 Inferred
16 543 #443 Inferred
17
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558 #458 Collection July 14, 2017
18 585 #485 Inferred
19 601 #501 Inferred
20 629 #529 Inferred
21
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634 #534 Collection August 08, 2016
22 643 #543 Inferred
23 646 #546 Inferred
24 657 #557 Collection December 08, 2019
25 670 #570 Inferred
26 697 #597 Collection December 11, 2014
27 702 #602 Collection July 31, 2015
28 708 #608 Inferred
29 724 #624 Inferred
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758 #658 Collection September 01, 2013
31 769 #669 Collection November 29, 2021
32 799 #699 Collection January 09, 2015
33 804 #704 Inferred
34 832 #732 Collection December 11, 2014
35 853 #753 Inferred
36 867 #767 Collection May 26, 2013
37
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897 #797 Collection January 17, 2023
38 907 #807 Collection July 18, 2014
39 956 #856 Inferred
40 975 #875 Collection April 08, 2014
41 976 #876 Inferred
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 247.33 (Expected: 259.95, Δ12.62/1.40%)

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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.


danielbeard6970 1 · January 15, 2023

Serial Number 897 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 4, 2022

Serial Number 892 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · January 8, 2022

Serial Number 269 was reported as accurate.

cmdraven 3542 · January 6, 2022

Serial Number 745 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 12, 2021

Serial Number 121 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 5, 2021

Serial Number 975 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 18, 2021

Serial Number 856 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

ElginLover1877 9 · January 31, 2021

Serial Number 956 was reported as accurate.

Ashraf 149 · November 4, 2020

Serial Number 207 was reported as accurate.

ABUMALEK 97 · October 28, 2020

Serial Number 975 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · October 17, 2020

Serial Number 937 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 16, 2020

Serial Number 867 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · May 16, 2020

Serial Number 207 was reported as accurate.

Clayspapa 9 · April 16, 2020

Serial Number 752 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

dfchong 837 · September 29, 2019

Serial Number 132 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 30, 2019

Serial Number 349 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 2, 2019

Serial Number 868 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · July 26, 2019

Serial Number 670 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 1, 2019

Serial Number 164 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · March 19, 2019

Serial Number 102 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 29, 2018

Serial Number 410 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 26, 2018

Serial Number 984 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · June 18, 2018

Serial Number 504 was reported as accurate.

ipygmalion 1 · May 3, 2018

Serial Number 160 was reported as accurate.

Rdixiemiller 23 · April 7, 2018

Serial Number 804 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 14, 2018

Serial Number 995 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · December 1, 2017

Serial Number 341 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Rdixiemiller 23 · November 17, 2017

Serial Number 804 was reported as accurate.

Rdixiemiller 23 · October 22, 2017

Serial Number 804 was reported as accurate.

danigoss 1 · August 8, 2017

Serial Number 632 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 2, 2017

Serial Number 868 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

pmwas1 96 · July 14, 2017

Serial Number 558 was reported as accurate.

yragogav73 18 · May 9, 2017

Serial Number 212 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 19, 2017

Serial Number 975 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · March 11, 2017

Serial Number 169 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 26, 2017

Serial Number 419 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 29, 2017

Serial Number 327 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 19, 2017

Serial Number 906 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 6, 2016

Serial Number 456 was reported as accurate.

Stfrank90 1 · August 16, 2016

Serial Number 259 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 16, 2016

Serial Number 259 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 7, 2016

Serial Number 527 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 7, 2016

Serial Number 527 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Shellsworth 1 · July 30, 2016

Serial Number 626 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · July 29, 2016

Serial Number 405 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · July 20, 2016

Serial Number 903 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · June 28, 2016

Serial Number 976 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 9, 2016

Serial Number 633 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 4, 2016

Serial Number 976 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 28, 2016

Serial Number 168 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

locomotive Supporter 81 · January 29, 2016

Serial Number 887 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 2, 2016

Serial Number 167 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 17, 2015

Serial Number 118 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 7, 2015

Serial Number 899 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · September 13, 2015

Serial Number 629 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 7, 2015

Serial Number 232 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 16, 2015

Serial Number 575 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

shannonphillips 10 · April 12, 2015

Serial Number 266 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · February 3, 2015

Serial Number 276 was reported as accurate.

TandHFarms 10 · January 27, 2015

Serial Number 303 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 21, 2015

Serial Number 796 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 14, 2014

Serial Number 424 was reported as accurate.

philsan1a 221 · October 26, 2014

Serial Number 00996 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 22, 2014

Serial Number 391 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 21, 2014

Serial Number 419 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 26, 2014

Serial Number 348 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 22, 2014

Serial Number 328 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 22, 2014

Serial Number 328 was reported as accurate.

DempnLynne 1 · March 1, 2014

Serial Number 645 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · January 29, 2014

Serial Number 715 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 11, 2013

Serial Number 377 was reported as accurate.

casillas 40 · September 1, 2013

Serial Number 758 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Some grade 69 B.W. Raymonds say "Adjusted" on the
movement, some don't. This one (#758) doesn't.

Anonymous · August 13, 2013

Serial Number 445 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 27, 2013

Serial Number 419 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 6, 2013

Serial Number 351 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 26, 2013

Serial Number 349 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 23, 2013

Serial Number 248 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 18, 2013

Serial Number 300 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 12, 2012

Serial Number 796 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Elgin Grade 69 Pocket Watch