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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: 9607541
Grade: 239
Variation: Veritas
Model: 8
Generation: First
Class: 90
Estimated Production Year: 1903
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 7 of 17
Grade/Model Total Production: 18,800
Variant Est. Production: 16,500 (18S-M8-21J-ONL-A5PTI-VERITAS)
Grade/Model Unrealized Production: 1,200
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Raised Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Signing Style: Serif (Decorative)
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
Run ID: 3904.239G7.18S1995.188M19.O1088.L1443.21J91
Database Version: v52.167
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
56.29
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
21.82
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.037%
Registry Population: 37 (1.85%)
$ Estimated Value (12 Month Change): 3.60% Analyzing 210 Sales

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Verification Reports for this Run

The following reports have been graciously submitted by dedicated members in reference to this production run. These reports are useful to verify data and track inaccuracies that require further research. Please note that reports may contain inaccurate information or assumptions that must be dilligently considered with other available sources.


Mobilaero Top Contributor Supporter 291 · February 12, 2024

Serial Number 9607541 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 31, 2022

Serial Number 9606840 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 20, 2021

Serial Number 9607511 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Instead of Veritas mine says M.C. Conner.
Burlington Iowa.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection for further evaluation and documentation.

Anonymous · May 22, 2021

Serial Number 9606508 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 5, 2021

Serial Number 9606292 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 1, 2021

Serial Number 9606292 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 16, 2020

Serial Number 9607520 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · December 16, 2020

Serial Number 9607520 was reported as accurate.

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

cloudjcc363 13 · February 25, 2020

Serial Number 9606656 was reported as accurate.

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

Bigbobhoss Supporter 45 · February 2, 2020

Serial Number 9607474 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · January 7, 2020

Serial Number 9606771 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · October 1, 2019

Serial Number 9606771 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · January 25, 2019

Serial Number 9606840 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · December 25, 2018

Serial Number 9606771 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · October 2, 2018

Serial Number 9606250 was reported as accurate.

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

Mobilaero Top Contributor Supporter 291 · September 15, 2018

Serial Number 9607041 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · November 11, 2017

Serial Number 9607130 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · June 4, 2017

Serial Number 9607033 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · June 3, 2017

Serial Number 9607038 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · March 8, 2017

Serial Number 9606292 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 1, 2017

Serial Number 9607041 was reported as accurate.

redsox1 74 · September 9, 2015

Serial Number 9606042 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 3, 2015

Serial Number 9607119 was reported as accurate.

Gimparoo Supporter 703 · August 7, 2015

Serial Number 9606042 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 20, 2015

Serial Number 9607329 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 12, 2015

Serial Number 9606656 was reported as accurate.

mc111268 1 · November 27, 2014

Serial Number 9607962 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 27, 2014

Serial Number 9607962 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 23, 2014

Serial Number 9606899 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 4, 2014

Serial Number 9607833 was reported as accurate.

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

rocket00 236 · February 1, 2014

Serial Number 9607833 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · November 20, 2013

Serial Number 9607601 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · November 13, 2013

Serial Number 9607372 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · November 10, 2013

Serial Number 9607057 was reported as accurate.

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

LeroyC 392 · November 1, 2013

Serial Number 9606965 was reported as inaccurate.

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

Anonymous · April 3, 2013

Serial Number 9607192 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Adjusted 5 positions and is NOT a Winding
Indicator movement. All else is correct.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · August 4, 2012

Serial Number 9606572 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 28, 2012

Serial Number 9606572 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 23, 2012

Serial Number 9606572 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · July 17, 2012

Serial Number 9607721 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Should read Adjusted: Yes
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Double Roller changed from Unknown to No

Anonymous · July 17, 2012

Serial Number 9607721 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · July 15, 2012

Serial Number 9607721 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No winding indicator
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Double Roller changed from Unknown to No

Anonymous · July 5, 2012

Serial Number 9606572 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: no winding indicator on this one.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Elgin Grade 239 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 239 Pocket Watch