Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Illinois Grade 89 Pocket Watch
Illinois Grade 89 Pocket Watch

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: 89

Private Label(s) in Run:
Emperor // American Star
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Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 2272738
Grade: 89
Model: 6
Estimated Production Year: 1911
Run Quantity: 200
Total Production: 39,210
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Two-Tone
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Fast
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 3
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 2.0, 21.5, 38.5
Case Screw Locations: 23.5, 51.5
Case: Various
Registry Population: 5 (2.50%)
Database Version: v49.432

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 2272610 #10 Inferred
2 2272611 #11 Marketplace November 18, 2018
3 2272661 #61 Marketplace November 15, 2015
4 2272738 #138 Collection April 13, 2021
5 2272797 #197 Marketplace July 14, 2016
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 82.18 (Expected: 57.88, Δ24.31/12.15%)

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CJEmpire3 77 · April 13, 2021

Serial Number 2272738 was reported as accurate.

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

WLBelkriver33 804 · November 21, 2018

Serial Number 2272611 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · November 20, 2018

Serial Number 2272611 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · September 20, 2014

Serial Number 2272610 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: All details match except that plate is marked
"Adjusted" and "Emperor".
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · February 10, 2013

Serial Number 2272696 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: It is a Bunn Special
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No
Illinois Grade 89 Pocket Watch
Illinois Grade 89 Pocket Watch