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From the American Horology Archive:
Illinois Grade Sangamo Pocket Watch

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: Sangamo

Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 1984511
Grade: Sangamo
Model: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1907
Run Quantity: 100
Grade/Model Total Production: 26,135
Size: 16s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Two-Tone
Movement Signing Style: Serif (Decorative)
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Going
Train Material: Gold
Center Wheel Material: Gold
Regulator: Micrometric
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 6
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Dial Feet Locations: 24.5, 36.5, 55.5
Case Screw Locations: 3.5, 37.5
Movement Markings: Burlington Watch Co.
U.S.A.
21 Ruby Jewels
Adjusted
Temperature
6 Positions
Isochronism
Double Roller
Case: Various
Database Version: v49.716
Research Note: #1984561: Verified as Private Label Marked "Burlington Watch Co." (Two-Tone Movement) [NAWCC]. #1984542, #1984610: Verified as Two-Tone Private Label Marked "Burlington Watch Co." (Adjusted Temperature 6 Positions Isochronism, 21 Ruby Jewels, Double Roller). #1984565, #1984544: Reported as Marked similar to the verified Burlington Watch Company examples from this run.

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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 · August 7, 2017

Serial Number 1984566 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · August 2, 2017

Serial Number 1984566 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · July 20, 2017

Serial Number 1984566 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone
Illinois Grade Sangamo Pocket Watch