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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 144 Pocket Watch Movement
Elgin Grade 144 Pocket Watch Movement

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 144

Elgin Nat'l. Watch Co.

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 8737613
Grade: 144
Variation: Elgin Nat'l. Watch Co.
Model: 3
Class: 4
Estimated Production Year: 1900
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 17 of 37
Total Production: 41,000
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Gilded Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Moseley
Hairspring: Breguet
Escapement Type: Straight-line
Standard Dial Type: Single-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078
Data Research: 1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v48.038

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Anonymous · December 13, 2021

Serial Number 8737142 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 7, 2020

Serial Number 8737841 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 3, 2020

Serial Number 8737734 was reported as accurate.

lphwatch 38 · December 22, 2017

Serial Number 8737246 was reported as accurate.

Groovysalsa 109 · July 31, 2015

Serial Number 8737613 was reported as accurate.

Groovysalsa 109 · February 15, 2014

Serial Number 8737613 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 117 Jewel movement
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j to 17j

KK1977 21 · February 13, 2014

Serial Number 8737050 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17 JEWELS
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j to 17j

Anonymous · January 23, 2013

Serial Number 8737414 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j to 17j
Elgin Grade 144 Pocket Watch Movement
Elgin Grade 144 Pocket Watch Movement