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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: 3591860
Grade: 89
Model: 6
Estimated Production Year: 1919
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model 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 (0.70%)
Database Version: v49.716
Research Note: Movement #3591860 verified as a 16-Size Grade 306 instead of the 18-Size Grade 89 that corresponds to this run. However, the pillar plate was confirmed to be marked #3601860, matching a run of Grade 306 and indicating a factory error marking the top plate with #3591860.

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 3591075 #75 Marketplace June 08, 2014
2 3591479 #479 Collection August 27, 2014
3 3591537 #537 Marketplace June 16, 2022
4
Image Credit: okiejohn
3591621 #621 Collection October 04, 2019
5 3591726 #726 Inferred
6 3591799 #799 Marketplace July 21, 2014
7
Image Credit: Mlof73
3591860 #860 Collection October 09, 2020
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 263.39 (Expected: 288.82, Δ25.43/2.54%)

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Verification Reports for this Run

The following reports have been graciously submitted by dedicated members in reference to this production run. These reports are useful to verify data and track inaccuracies that require further research. Please note that reports may contain inaccurate information or assumptions that must be dilligently considered with other available sources.


Mlof73 Supporter 5 · October 10, 2020

Serial Number 3591860 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Size is 16s NOT 18s.
Mvmt meas = 43mm

Anonymous · August 7, 2020

Serial Number 3591860 was reported as accurate.

okiejohn 310 · October 24, 2019

Serial Number 3591621 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Wouldn't this movement be classified as
"two-toned" with the nickel background and
gold/nickel checkerboard pattern in the middle?
(see photos) Otherwise everything seems to be
correct.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. Yes, indeed. This run has been updated to include the two-tone finish.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · June 24, 2018

Serial Number 3591229 was reported as accurate.

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

Gimparoo Supporter 703 · March 2, 2018

Serial Number 3591228 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 · February 7, 2018

Serial Number 3591228 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 · September 20, 2017

Serial Number 3591554 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

von1943 361 · February 17, 2017

Serial Number 3591778 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

Gasperoff 727 · August 24, 2015

Serial Number 3591623 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 · March 9, 2015

Serial Number 3591726 was reported as inaccurate.

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

Anonymous · March 3, 2015

Serial Number 3591690 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 · March 2, 2015

Serial Number 3591690 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 · October 29, 2014

Serial Number 3591396 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · May 12, 2013

Serial Number 3591306 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 · January 7, 2013

Serial Number 3591274 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