Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Illinois Grade Sangamo Pocket Watch

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: Sangamo

Private Label(s) in Run:
B. Franklin
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Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 2135515
Grade: Sangamo
Model: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1909
Run Quantity: 85
Total Production: 26,135
Size: 16s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Going
Train Material: Gold
Regulator: Micrometric
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
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
Case: Various
Database Version: v48.256

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2135501
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2135585

Anonymous · April 20, 2020

Serial Number 2135526 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 1, 2020

Serial Number 2135572 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 15, 2019

Serial Number 2135533 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 4, 2018

Serial Number 2135572 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 2, 2015

Serial Number 2135572 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: # 2135572 is 5 positions, not 6. Reads as adjusted
temperature 5 positions isochronism. All else
appears correctly. Dial is also Bejamin Franklin
USA. Given as award February 25, 1911 at the
Thomas Gaslight Mfg. Co., just as trivia, cannot
find this company. thank you!!!!
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 6 to 5

Anonymous · April 2, 2014

Serial Number 2135572 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 6 to 5
Illinois Grade Sangamo Pocket Watch