Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Illinois Grade A. Lincoln Pocket Watch Movement

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: A. Lincoln

Private Label(s) in Run:
Bankers - St. Louis, U.S.A
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Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 2537173
Grade: A. Lincoln
Model: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1913
Run Quantity: 500
Total Production: 13,260
Size: 16s
Jewels: 21j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Two-Tone
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Going
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

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Anonymous · July 14, 2020

Serial Number 2537264 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 15, 2019

Serial Number 2537353 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 9, 2019

Serial Number 2537087 was reported as accurate.

oilseed 444 · September 4, 2016

Serial Number 2537173 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Instead of A. Lincoln on train bridge it says
"BANKERS" "ST. LOUIS U.S.A.", On crown bridge,
next to click, it says DOUBLE ROLLER. Plates are
engraved and flashed with GOLD. (see pictures).
all other specs are the same.

Anonymous · August 22, 2016

Serial Number 2537229 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 14, 2015

Serial Number 2537392 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 28, 2012

Serial Number 2537176 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: correct so far plus: movement finish is two tone.
adjusted: yes, to 5 positions. Railroad grade: yes
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Unknown to Two-Tone
Adjusted changed from Unknown to Yes
Adjusted # Positions changed from Unknown to 5
Railroad Grade changed from Unknown to Yes
Double Roller changed from Unknown to Yes
Illinois Grade A. Lincoln Pocket Watch Movement