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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: 8735582
Grade: 240
Variation: B.W. Raymond
Model: 8
Generation: First
Class: 91
Estimated Production Year: 1900
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 3 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: 13 (1.30%)
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 8735141 #141 Collection November 19, 2014
2 8735183 #183 Collection September 12, 2022
3 8735291 #291 Marketplace May 30, 2016
4 8735414 #414 Collection May 06, 2017
5 8735525 #525 Marketplace August 23, 2022
6 8735527 #527 Marketplace October 07, 2016
7 8735582 #582 Collection April 08, 2019
8 8735777 #777 Marketplace March 01, 2013
9 8735788 #788 Marketplace March 15, 2015
10 8735801 #801 Marketplace April 11, 2017
11 8735810 #810 Collection July 05, 2015
12 8735879 #879 Marketplace September 30, 2019
13 8735975 #975 Marketplace December 13, 2013
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 273.05 (Expected: 288.82, Δ15.77/1.58%)

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2mnyboxers Supporter 331 · April 23, 2022

Serial Number 8735183 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 25, 2018

Serial Number 8735757 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · September 11, 2018

Serial Number 8735757 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · April 30, 2017

Serial Number 8735803 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 22, 2017

Serial Number 8735414 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · April 18, 2015

Serial Number 8735734 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 3, 2015

Serial Number 8735734 was reported as accurate.

wmike565 Supporter 108 · November 19, 2014

Serial Number 8735141 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 18, 2014

Serial Number 8735141 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 7, 2014

Serial Number 8735667 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 28, 2014

Serial Number 8735500 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 24, 2013

Serial Number 8735975 was reported as accurate.

estierney47 2 · November 16, 2013

Serial Number 8735630 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 28, 2012

Serial Number 8735376 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No winding indicator, balance cock marked ADJUSTED
but number of positions not marked on movement.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Double Roller changed from Unknown to No

Anonymous · November 5, 2012

Serial Number 8735301 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No winding indicator, balance cock marked ADJUSTED
but number of positions not marked on movement.
Railroad grade...
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
Double Roller changed from Unknown to No

Anonymous · October 6, 2012

Serial Number 8735309 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · September 22, 2012

Serial Number 8735309 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No Winding Indicator.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
Elgin Grade 240 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 240 Pocket Watch