Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Illinois Grade 79 Pocket Watch

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: 79

Ruby Jewels

Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 1881715
Grade: 79
Model: 6
Estimated Production Year: 1907
Run Quantity: 400
Grade/Model Run: 22 of 93
Grade/Model Total Production: 18,930
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Fast
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Dial Feet Locations: 2.0, 21.5, 38.5
Case Screw Locations: 23.5, 51.5
Case: Various
Run ID: 5602.79G48.18S3532.186M873.O2179.L4578.17J1344
Database Version: v52.304
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
56.99
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
196.06
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.333%
Registry Population: 2 (0.50%)
$ Estimated Value (12 Month Change): -8.46% Analyzing 128 Sales

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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.


Anonymous · February 20, 2021

Serial Number 1881891 was reported as accurate.

RoundRocker 14 · February 8, 2015

Serial Number 1881606 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement is a EA457A with Ball Style Regulator.
All else is correct.

Anonymous · August 14, 2013

Serial Number 1881792 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This watch is signed as Washington Watch Co. -
Senate on the Movement. Dial signed Washington
Watch Co. and is in Great Original Condition for
it's age.
Illinois Grade 79 Pocket Watch