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:
C & O Special // The Queen Special - N. Gamse - N.Y. U.S.A.
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Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 3774007
Grade: 89
Model: 6
Estimated Production Year: 1920
Run Quantity: 1,000
Total Production: 39,210
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Two-Tone
Movement Signing Style: Old English
Movement Inlay Color: Black
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Fast
Regulator: Reed
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
Movement Markings: Illinois Watch Co.
Springfield.
Adjusted
17 Jewels
Case: Various
Registry Population: 7 (0.70%)
Database Version: v49.432

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 3774007 #7 Collection April 27, 2021
2 3774078 #78 Inferred
3 3774112 #112 Marketplace March 23, 2020
4 3774664 #664 Marketplace August 06, 2014
5 3774690 #690 Inferred
6 3774824 #824 Collection June 22, 2020
7 3774996 #996 Marketplace January 04, 2020
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 404.82 (Expected: 288.82, Δ116.00/11.60%)

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3774001
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3775000

Anonymous · October 7, 2022

Serial Number 3774854 was reported as accurate.

cjbrem Supporter 150 · July 17, 2022

Serial Number 3774793 was reported as accurate.

2mnyboxers Supporter 331 · October 19, 2020

Serial Number 3774269 was reported as accurate.

Fifty50 Supporter 308 · July 29, 2020

Serial Number 3774824 was reported as accurate.

Fifty50 Supporter 308 · June 22, 2020

Serial Number 3774824 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 28, 2020

Serial Number 3774148 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 10, 2020

Serial Number 3774912 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 20, 2019

Serial Number 3774900 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 16, 2018

Serial Number 3774100 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: All correct, but this one is marked on movement
and dial "The Queen Special" N. Gamse N.Y. U.S.A."
cheers duffy l.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. The database has been updated accordingly.

4mula1fan 50 · April 1, 2017

Serial Number 3774690 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

aelgtoer 15 · January 14, 2016

Serial Number 3774991 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movt stamped adjusted
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 89
Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Two-Tone
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · April 14, 2015

Serial Number 3774078 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 89
Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Two-Tone
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · January 23, 2015

Serial Number 3774267 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 89
Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Two-Tone
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · February 15, 2014

Serial Number 3774148 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: gold setting and center wheeland micrometric
regulator
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 89
Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Two-Tone
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · November 25, 2013

Serial Number 3774189 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 89
Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Two-Tone
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · November 25, 2013

Serial Number 3774189 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 89
Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Two-Tone
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No
Illinois Grade 89 Pocket Watch
Illinois Grade 89 Pocket Watch