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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 187 Pocket Watch Movement

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 187

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 8885163
Grade: 187
Model: 2
Class: 70
Estimated Production Year: 1900
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 7 of 7
Total Production: 9,000
Size: 12s
Jewels: 15j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Safety
Train: Quick
Train Material: Brass
Center Wheel Material: Gold
Regulator: Moseley
Escapement Type: Straight-line
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078, 596407, 585025
Data Research: 1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v48.139

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Anonymous · May 8, 2020

Serial Number 8884435 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 21, 2018

Serial Number 8884057 was reported as accurate.

candew 31 · July 29, 2013

Serial Number 8885163 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 26, 2012

Serial Number 8884461 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 187 Pocket Watch Movement