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From the American Horology Archive:
Illinois Grade Mason Pocket Watch

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: Mason

Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 4594
Grade: Mason
Model: 1
Estimated Production Date: November 1872 - February 1873
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 3 of 16
Grade/Model Total Production: 10,300
Size: 18s
Jewels: 7j
Movement Configuration: Adaptable
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Key
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Balance Type: Uncut Expansion
Train: Coarse
Regulator: Plain
Hairspring: Flat
Standard Dial Type: Single-Sunk
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 16.5, 36.5, 53.0
Case Screw Locations: O-36.5, H-51.5
Movement Markings: Mason
Springfield, Ill.
Patent Pinion
Case: Various
Run ID: 12.G3.18S12.181M12.A12.K12.7J3
Database Version: v52.334
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
31.01
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
104.57
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.181%
Registry Population: 5 (0.50%)

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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.


Anonymous · December 7, 2020

Serial Number 4924 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 6, 2019

Serial Number 4535 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 19, 2015

Serial Number 4494 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 5, 2014

Serial Number 04183 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

crispy 322 · June 27, 2014

Serial Number 4594 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Gilt finish
Openface configuration

Anonymous · September 19, 2012

Serial Number 5000 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 25, 2012

Serial Number 4583 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Illinois Grade Mason Pocket Watch