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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 240 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 240 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 240

B.W. Raymond

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 8579664
Grade: 240
Variation: B.W. Raymond
Model: 8
Generation: First
Class: 91
Estimated Production Year: 1900
Run Quantity: 3,000
Grade/Model Run: 1 of 62
Total Production: 67,500
Size: 18s
Jewels: 19j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt or Black
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Jeweled Safety
Train: Quick
Regulator: Traveling Nut (spring)
Hairspring: Breguet
Escapement Type: Straight-line
Pallet Jewel Material: Sapphire
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: No
U.S. Patents: 596407, 77078, 596408
Data Research: 1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 36 (1.20%)
Database Version: v49.391

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 240

Target Profile: 18S-M8-19J-ONL-A5PTI-B.W. RAYMOND

Elgin Grade 240 (All Variations): 68,000 ETP
18S: 68,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 240
18S-M8: 68,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 240, Model 8
18S-M8-19J: 68,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 240, Model 8, 19 Jewels
18S-M8-19J-ONL: 68,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 240, Model 8, 19 Jewels, Openface/Lever/Nickel
18S-M8-19J-ONL-A5PTI: 68,000 100.00%
18S-M8-19J-ONL-A5PTI-B.W. RAYMOND: 67,500 99.26% Other: 500
Other Variants or Unclassified

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 8577003 #3 Inferred
2 8577325 #325 Marketplace February 20, 2014
3 8577354 #354 Marketplace March 01, 2021
4 8577441 #441 Inferred
5 8577671 #671 Inferred
6 8577680 #680 Marketplace January 02, 2017
7 8577839 #839 Collection September 03, 2021
8 8577922 #922 Inferred
9 8578139 #1139 Marketplace June 24, 2014
10 8578157 #1157 Marketplace August 19, 2022
11 8578322 #1322 Collection May 29, 2018
12 8578508 #1508 Collection January 21, 2021
13 8578532 #1532 Marketplace October 11, 2015
14 8578544 #1544 Marketplace May 12, 2014
15 8578608 #1608 Marketplace March 16, 2015
16 8578658 #1658 Marketplace March 02, 2013
17 8578815 #1815 Marketplace April 28, 2019
18 8578884 #1884 Collection January 20, 2015
19 8578929 #1929 Collection April 25, 2015
20 8579221 #2221 Marketplace October 05, 2013
21 8579248 #2248 Collection August 03, 2013
22 8579283 #2283 Collection December 06, 2020
23 8579314 #2314 Marketplace September 04, 2022
24 8579380 #2380 Marketplace December 13, 2015
25 8579382 #2382 Marketplace June 06, 2013
26 8579394 #2394 Marketplace January 13, 2021
27 8579521 #2521 Collection September 03, 2013
28 8579623 #2623 Marketplace February 25, 2016
29 8579664 #2664 Collection May 17, 2015
30 8579696 #2696 Marketplace January 17, 2021
31 8579804 #2804 Collection August 30, 2016
32 8579807 #2807 Collection July 13, 2017
33 8579898 #2898 Collection February 06, 2015
34 8579967 #2967 Marketplace November 14, 2020
35 8579991 #2991 Marketplace May 07, 2017
36 8579993 #2993 Inferred
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 878.56 (Expected: 866.17, Δ12.39/0.41%)

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Data Verification Reports

8577001
Verification Serial Map
8580000

hudnic Supporter 78 · September 20, 2022

Serial Number 8579808 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 15, 2022

Serial Number 8578157 was reported as accurate.

rjandladyj 156 · September 16, 2021

Serial Number 8579139 was reported as accurate.

Mobilaero Top Contributor Supporter 271 · September 3, 2021

Serial Number 8577839 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 19, 2021

Serial Number 8578544 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 4, 2021

Serial Number 8578392 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 29, 2021

Serial Number 8578684 was reported as accurate.

chuck1500 112 · January 21, 2021

Serial Number 8578508 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 2, 2020

Serial Number 8579167 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · June 11, 2019

Serial Number 8578981 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · January 16, 2019

Serial Number 8579394 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · October 16, 2018

Serial Number 8578253 was reported as accurate.

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

bullydog 3 · May 29, 2018

Serial Number 8578322 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · May 19, 2018

Serial Number 8579487 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · December 30, 2017

Serial Number 8579198 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · November 30, 2017

Serial Number 8579361 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · November 14, 2017

Serial Number 8578900 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · May 29, 2017

Serial Number 8577032 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · March 5, 2017

Serial Number 8578220 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 16, 2017

Serial Number 8578673 was reported as accurate.

Urbanops 51 · September 10, 2016

Serial Number 8579804 was reported as accurate.

Urbanops 51 · September 10, 2016

Serial Number 8579804 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 6, 2016

Serial Number 8579696 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 5, 2016

Serial Number 8579696 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 5, 2016

Serial Number 8579696 was reported as accurate.

wampumbob 37 · December 29, 2015

Serial Number 8579683 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 24, 2015

Serial Number 8578532 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 16, 2015

Serial Number 8579852 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 20, 2015

Serial Number 8579283 was reported as accurate.

noahf3 6 · May 29, 2015

Serial Number 8577513 was reported as accurate.

vantage07 3 · April 25, 2015

Serial Number 8578929 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 18, 2015

Serial Number 8578795 was reported as accurate.

ebowling81 1 · February 6, 2015

Serial Number 8579898 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 6, 2015

Serial Number 8579898 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 10, 2014

Serial Number 8578884 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 6, 2014

Serial Number 8577449 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No wind indicator, otherwise correct.

rjandladyj 156 · January 22, 2014

Serial Number 8579139 was reported as accurate.

N3t3cho 1 · August 3, 2013

Serial Number 8579248 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 23, 2013

Serial Number 8578057 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 7, 2013

Serial Number 8579828 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 17, 2013

Serial Number 8577378 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 11, 2013

Serial Number 8578658 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 7, 2013

Serial Number 8578658 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 3, 2013

Serial Number 8578658 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Adjusted Positions not marked on plate. Also, not
a winding indicator movement. But is marked 19
Jewels and does have a Jeweled Motor Barrel.

Anonymous · January 26, 2013

Serial Number 8579274 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 18, 2013

Serial Number 8579274 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 17, 2013

Serial Number 8579274 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 4, 2013

Serial Number 8578630 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 28, 2012

Serial Number 8578630 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No winding indicator and number of positions not
marked on moveent.
Elgin Grade 240 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 240 Pocket Watch