Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Illinois Grade 50 Pocket Watch

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: 50

Private Label(s) in Run:
Paillards Non-Magnetic Watch Co. - Chicago USA
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Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 1281701
Grade: 50
Model: 6
Estimated Production Year: 1895
Run Quantity: 100
Total Production: 160
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Fast
Regulator: Patent
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 2.0, 21.5, 38.5
Case Screw Locations: 23.5, 51.5
Database Version: v48.038

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1281701
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1281800

Kevin H 84 · July 14, 2016

Serial Number 1281730 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Gilt finish not nickel
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 51 to 50
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt

Kevin H 84 · July 11, 2016

Serial Number 1281730 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: marked 15 jewels , lever set , Paillards Non
-Magnetic watch co , Chicago USA all other info
corect
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 11j to 15j
Factory Model changed from 4 to 6
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever

Anonymous · July 28, 2012

Serial Number 1281773 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 11j to 15j
Factory Model changed from 4 to 6
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
Illinois Grade 50 Pocket Watch