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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 246 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 246

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 9779072
Grade: 246
Model: 7
Class: 37
Estimated Production Year: 1903
Run Quantity: 100
Grade/Model Run: 2 of 2
Total Production: 1,100
Size: 16s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: Bridge Plate
Bridge Type: 3-Finger
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Train Material: Gold
Center Wheel Material: Gold
Regulator: Moseley
Hairspring: Breguet
Escapement Type: Straight-line
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
U.S. Patents: 596407, 77078, 585025
Data Research: 1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Database Version: v49.391
Research Note: Based on observations and statistical analysis, only the first 100 of the second run designated for Grade 246 were actually produced.

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 246

Target Profile: 16S-M7-17J-ONP-ATI

Elgin Grade 246 (All Variations): 2,000 ETP
16S: 2,000 100.00%
16s, Grade 246
16S-M7: 2,000 100.00%
16s, Grade 246, Model 7
16S-M7-17J: 2,000 100.00%
16s, Grade 246, Model 7, 17 Jewels
16S-M7-17J-ONP: 2,000 100.00%
16s, Grade 246, Model 7, 17 Jewels, Openface/Pendant/Nickel
16S-M7-17J-ONP-ATI: 2,000 100.00%

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Anonymous ยท May 13, 2019

Serial Number 9779004 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 246 Pocket Watch