Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Illinois Grade 107 Pocket Watch Movement

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: 107

Private Label(s) in Run:
Burlington Watch Co. Chicago
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Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 4997305
Grade: 107
Model: 9
Estimated Production Year: 1927
Run Quantity: 1,000
Total Production: 88,000
Size: 16s
Jewels: 21j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Bridge Plate
Bridge Type: False Center
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Going
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: Limited Approval
Dial Feet Locations: 17.5, 39.0, 58.0
Case Screw Locations: 3.0, 38.0

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Data Verification Reports

4997001
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4998000

Anonymous · September 10, 2020

Serial Number 4997675 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · August 7, 2019

Serial Number 4997678 was reported as accurate.

Kevin H 84 · May 28, 2018

Serial Number 4997584 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · May 15, 2018

Serial Number 4997510 was reported as accurate.

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

housepicker 3 · May 28, 2017

Serial Number 4997453 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · November 11, 2016

Serial Number 4997726 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · March 24, 2016

Serial Number 4997457 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · December 6, 2015

Serial Number 4997726 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · October 11, 2015

Serial Number 4997931 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This is a false center bridge Model 7 with the
Burlington style of bridge plates, marked Double
Roller Burlington Watch Co. lever set 21J open
face. See Ehrhardt & Meggers EA 468B. Cheers.
duffy littlejohn
Curator Response: Thanks. Lever-Set would indicate a model 9 instead of 7. Updated database accordingly.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Factory Model changed from 4 to 9
Railroad Grade changed from No to Limited Approval

pedro765 38 · December 31, 2014

Serial Number 4997872 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Burlington Watch Co. Chicago
Lever Set
Changes since this report was submitted:
Factory Model changed from 4 to 9
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
Railroad Grade changed from No to Limited Approval
Plate changed from 3/4 to Bridge

jjea99 19 · August 14, 2013

Serial Number 4997497 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Bull Dog on the dial
Changes since this report was submitted:
Factory Model changed from 4 to 9
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
Railroad Grade changed from No to Limited Approval
Plate changed from 3/4 to Bridge
Illinois Grade 107 Pocket Watch Movement