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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: 8935945
Grade: 144
Variation: Elgin Nat'l. Watch Co.
Model: 3
Class: 4
Estimated Production Year: 1900
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 19 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: v48.130

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rayment 3 · June 9, 2020

Serial Number 8935945 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 8, 2020

Serial Number 8935942 was reported as accurate.

farmer4u2 1 · June 9, 2017

Serial Number 8935612 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17 Jewels double-sunk
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j or 17j to 17j

Anonymous · March 29, 2017

Serial Number 8935389 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · October 17, 2013

Serial Number 8935068 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Should read 17j

Thank you.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j to 17j

Anonymous · May 27, 2013

Serial Number 8935433 was reported as inaccurate.

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

Anonymous · October 7, 2012

Serial Number 8935956 was reported as inaccurate.

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

Anonymous · July 7, 2012

Serial Number 8935361 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Saw this movement on ebay. Pictures clearly showed
that it is engraved 17 jewels, not 15. Photo also
clearly shows the serial number, so it's not a
typo there.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j to 17j
Elgin Grade 144 Pocket Watch Movement
Elgin Grade 144 Pocket Watch Movement