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

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: 89

Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 2774936
Grade: 89
Model: 6
Estimated Production Year: 1915
Run Quantity: 400
Total Production: 39,210
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
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: 7 (1.75%)
Database Version: v49.391

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 2774605 #5 Marketplace February 08, 2017
2 2774691 #91 Marketplace March 16, 2019
3 2774695 #95 Marketplace January 06, 2020
4 2774834 #234 Marketplace July 25, 2017
5 2774903 #303 Marketplace July 04, 2019
6 2774936 #336 Collection May 08, 2022
7 2774991 #391 Marketplace October 22, 2015
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 145.63 (Expected: 115.61, Δ30.01/7.50%)

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Anonymous · December 28, 2021

Serial Number 2774926 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 11, 2021

Serial Number 2774936 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 31, 2020

Serial Number 2774695 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · December 12, 2019

Serial Number 2774741 was reported as accurate.

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

pmtime 307 · July 3, 2019

Serial Number 2774903 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · July 12, 2018

Serial Number 2774968 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · December 13, 2015

Serial Number 2774991 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · November 8, 2015

Serial Number 2774991 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Actually 100% correct except I seriously doubt
that by 1915 a 3-position movement still qualified
on most major roads as "railroad grade." Cheers.
duffy l.
Curator Response: You are correct. This run has been updated in the database.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

PGill34 60 · September 12, 2013

Serial Number 2774776 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

PGill34 60 · September 12, 2013

Serial Number 2774776 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · August 18, 2013

Serial Number 2774776 was reported as accurate.

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