Pocket Watch Database


From the American Horology Archive:
Illinois Grade 101 Pocket Watch Movement

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: 101

Private Label(s) in Run:
F. Wiedemann & Son Cincinnati. // Golden Gate
What is a Private Label?
Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 277827
Grade: 101
Model: 2
Estimated Production Year: 1886
Run Quantity: 300
Total Production: 38,400
Size: 18s
Jewels: 11j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 16.5, 36.5, 53.0
Case Screw Locations: 23.5, 51.5
Research Note: Factory Records Indicate Private Labels in Run.

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Anonymous · September 24, 2020

Serial Number 277901 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: The movement says Golden Gate Springfield, Ill.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. The database has been updated accordingly.

Anonymous · July 12, 2015

Serial Number 277848 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 101-s to 101
Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Nickel

ticker32 70 · April 11, 2015

Serial Number 277848 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Quick train (18,000 BPH) Transitional, Private
lable for F. Wiedemann & Son Cincinnati.





Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 101-s to 101
Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Nickel
Illinois Grade 101 Pocket Watch Movement