Pocket Watch Database

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

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: Columbia

5th Pinion.

Private Label(s) in Run:
Eastlake
What is a Private Label?
Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 183968
Grade: Columbia
Model: 3
Estimated Production Date: April 1881
Run Quantity: 100
Total Production: 9,650
Size: 18s
Jewels: 11j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Setting: Lever
Wind Mechanism:Transitional
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Coarse
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 1.5, 21.5, 38.0
Case Screw Locations: 23.5, 51.5
Database Version: v48.139

Help Us Help Others By Improving the Database:

Does this information describe your movement accurately?

Data Verification Reports

183901
Verification Serial Map
184000

winterwolf Supporter 81 · September 27, 2019

Serial Number 183968 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Leverset as stated. Pendant & Key wind ....
Transition watch. The grade should be Eastlake.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. I have updated the winding type to "transitional." The "Eastlake" mark is a private label. Factory records designate this run as "Columbia."

winterwolf Supporter 81 · September 24, 2019

Serial Number 183968 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement marked: Eastlake.

Anonymous · March 19, 2018

Serial Number 183934 was reported as accurate.

Illinois Grade Columbia Pocket Watch Movement