Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Illinois Grade 61 Pocket Watch Movement

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: 61

Movement may alternatively contain 15 jewels.

Private Label(s) in Run:
L.H. Stafford - Saratoga Springs, NY.
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Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 1262813
Grade: 61
Model: 2
Estimated Production Year: 1895
Run Quantity: 300
Total Production: 10,580
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j    Mixed Run
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Coarse
Regulator: Patent
Hairspring: Breguet
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 16.5, 36.5, 53.0
Case Screw Locations: 23.5, 51.5

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Anonymous · July 31, 2020

Serial Number 1262813 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Appears to be a private label run of this
movement. L.H . Stafford of Saratoga Springs, NY.

It is a 17j lever set version, serial #1262813
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection for further evaluation and documentation.

Anonymous · February 20, 2016

Serial Number 1262751 was reported as accurate.

Illinois Grade 61 Pocket Watch Movement