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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 240 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 240 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 240

B.W. Raymond

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 9608219
Grade: 240
Variation: B.W. Raymond
Model: 8
Generation: First
Class: 91
Estimated Production Year: 1903
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 8 of 62
Total Production: 67,500
Size: 18s
Jewels: 19j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt or Black
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Jeweled Safety
Train: Quick
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
Data Research: 1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 19 (0.95%)
Database Version: v49.391

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 240

Target Profile: 18S-M8-19J-ONL-A5PTI-B.W. RAYMOND

Elgin Grade 240 (All Variations): 68,000 ETP
18S: 68,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 240
18S-M8: 68,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 240, Model 8
18S-M8-19J: 68,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 240, Model 8, 19 Jewels
18S-M8-19J-ONL: 68,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 240, Model 8, 19 Jewels, Openface/Lever/Nickel
18S-M8-19J-ONL-A5PTI: 68,000 100.00%
18S-M8-19J-ONL-A5PTI-B.W. RAYMOND: 67,500 99.26% Other: 500
Other Variants or Unclassified

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 9608029 #29 Marketplace August 21, 2020
2 9608103 #103 Marketplace August 07, 2019
3 9608119 #119 Collection February 15, 2014
4 9608205 #205 Collection April 22, 2022
5 9608219 #219 Collection June 28, 2013
6 9608225 #225 Marketplace January 24, 2022
7 9608265 #265 Marketplace December 09, 2014
8 9608449 #449 Collection July 29, 2014
9 9608551 #551 Marketplace January 23, 2016
10 9608691 #691 Marketplace April 09, 2016
11 9608826 #826 Marketplace August 13, 2014
12 9609069 #1069 Marketplace October 26, 2021
13 9609281 #1281 Marketplace March 10, 2013
14 9609282 #1282 Marketplace June 25, 2015
15 9609308 #1308 Collection February 01, 2020
16 9609334 #1334 Marketplace January 08, 2022
17 9609453 #1453 Marketplace November 04, 2015
18 9609493 #1493 Inferred
19 9609566 #1566 Marketplace February 19, 2013
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 557.51 (Expected: 577.49, Δ19.99/1.00%)

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Anonymous · April 6, 2022

Serial Number 9608680 was reported as accurate.

MoatsJustin1 2533 · August 13, 2021

Serial Number 9608810 was reported as accurate.

MoatsJustin1 2533 · November 27, 2020

Serial Number 9609731 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 27, 2020

Serial Number 9609911 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 19, 2020

Serial Number 9609997 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Single roller,

the early models were not double.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. The database has been updated accordingly.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Double Roller changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · January 22, 2020

Serial Number 9609308 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · June 25, 2018

Serial Number 9608769 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · June 23, 2018

Serial Number 9608769 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · May 12, 2018

Serial Number 9608823 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · February 7, 2016

Serial Number 9608551 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 24, 2016

Serial Number 9609897 was reported as accurate.

Groovysalsa 109 · July 31, 2015

Serial Number 9608119 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 29, 2015

Serial Number 9608743 was reported as accurate.

weepinglion 42 · March 13, 2015

Serial Number 9609767 was reported as accurate.

Groovysalsa 109 · May 24, 2014

Serial Number 9608119 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No wind indicator

Anonymous · March 27, 2014

Serial Number 9608367 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 240 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 240 Pocket Watch