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From the American Horology Archive:
Illinois Grade 92 Pocket Watch

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: 92

Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 1252598
Grade: 92
Model: 2
Estimated Production Year: 1894
Run Quantity: 100
Grade/Model Run: 1 of 1
Grade/Model Total Production: 100
Size: 18s
Jewels: 11j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Coarse
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 16.5, 36.5, 53.0
Case Screw Locations: 23.5, 51.5
Case: Various
Run ID: 2753.92G1.18S2112.182M855.H1421.L1894.11J1120
Database Version: v52.161
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.30
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.91
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.002%
Registry Population: 2 (2.00%)
Research Note: The serial number list featured in Meggers/Ehrhardt's Illinois reference book from factory records designates this run as Grade 92. #1252598: Verified as 18-Size Model 2 with 4 secrew-set jewels on the top plate, indicating either 11 or 15 total jewels. The movement is fitted with Chalmers' patent regulator with a flat hairspring and is marked "Illinois Watch Co. - Springfield, Ill."

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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.


jesbob7 Supporter 37 · August 26, 2022

Serial Number 1252598 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 9, 2012

Serial Number 1252536 was reported as accurate.

Illinois Grade 92 Pocket Watch