Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 239 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 239 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 239

Veritas

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 9348026
Grade: 239
Variation: Veritas
Model: 8
Generation: First
Class: 90
Estimated Production Year: 1902
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 4 of 17
Total Production: 18,800
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Raised Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Signing Style: Mixed
Movement Inlay Color: Black
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Safety
Balance Jewel Material: Diamond
Train: Quick
Train Material: Gold
Center Wheel Material: Gold
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
Movement Markings: Veritas
Elgin, Ill.
U.S.A.
21 Jewels
Adjusted
Safety Barrel.
Data Research: 1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Database Version: v48.296

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Anonymous · January 14, 2022

Serial Number 9348250 was reported as accurate.

billreid 107 · June 4, 2021

Serial Number 9348750 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: All correct - no winder.
Curator Response: Thanks for the confirmation!

billreid 107 · June 4, 2021

Serial Number 9348750 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 16, 2017

Serial Number 9348795 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 3 to 5
Double Roller changed from Yes to No

wmike565 Supporter 107 · June 24, 2017

Serial Number 9348291 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 3 to 5
Double Roller changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · January 23, 2017

Serial Number 9348827 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 3 to 5

Anonymous · December 21, 2016

Serial Number 9348970 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 3 to 5

Anonymous · October 26, 2016

Serial Number 9348970 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 3 to 5

daddo46 975 · January 17, 2016

Serial Number 9348629 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 3 to 5

wmike565 Supporter 107 · December 3, 2014

Serial Number 9348291 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 3 to 5

Anonymous · November 18, 2013

Serial Number 9348787 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 3 to 5

txtimefan 101 · November 14, 2013

Serial Number 9348501 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Marked Adjusted on Balance Cock but not on crown
and ratchet plate. Adjusted to ? Positions.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 3 to 5

Anonymous · November 8, 2013

Serial Number 9348501 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 3 to 5

rocco6111 7 · October 27, 2013

Serial Number 9348247 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 3 to 5

LeroyC 392 · September 3, 2013

Serial Number 9348840 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Marked 'Adjusted' on balance cock, number of
positions not indicated on this S/N
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · August 13, 2013

Serial Number 9348938 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · May 20, 2013

Serial Number 9348968 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No winding indicator
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Adjusted # Positions changed from No to 5

Anonymous · August 5, 2012

Serial Number 9348696 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: no wind indicator
adjusted
not adjusted to 5 positions
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Double Roller changed from Unknown to No

Anonymous · August 5, 2012

Serial Number 9348696 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Elgin Grade 239 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 239 Pocket Watch