Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Illinois Grade 4 Pocket Watch Movement

Illinois Watch Co.

Grade: 4

Railroader

Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 702498
Grade: 4
Model: 2
Estimated Production Year: 1887
Run Quantity: 2,000
Total Production: 4,500
Size: 18s
Jewels: 11j
Jewel Setting: Friction Settings
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Signing Style: Block Letter
Movement Inlay Color: None
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Coarse
Regulator: Chalmers
Adjusted: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 16.5, 36.5, 53.0
Case Screw Locations: 23.5, 51.5
Movement Markings: Illinois Watch Co.
[Train Engraving]
Patent Pinion
Adjusted
Research Note: #702951: Verified as Marked "Adjusted." [JH]

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Data Verification Reports

702001
Verification Serial Map
704000

Anonymous · August 2, 2020

Serial Number 702926 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 1, 2019

Serial Number 702343 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 7, 2019

Serial Number 703871 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 8, 2019

Serial Number 702422 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Watch is inscribed as having been gifted to the
recipient (my great-grandfather February 22, 1885.
Estimated production time is 1887.
Curator Response: Estimated production dates are based on serial number extrapolation and are generally accurate within +/- 3 years.

Anonymous · January 12, 2019

Serial Number 703700 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 20, 2017

Serial Number 702549 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · December 2, 2017

Serial Number 702216 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · December 2, 2017

Serial Number 703034 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · August 3, 2017

Serial Number 702015 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · June 19, 2017

Serial Number 702234 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · June 19, 2017

Serial Number 702216 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · May 25, 2017

Serial Number 702216 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · September 5, 2016

Serial Number 703275 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · May 23, 2016

Serial Number 703865 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This is a " 4 Railroader "
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Gimparoo 694 · March 1, 2015

Serial Number 703070 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · October 18, 2014

Serial Number 702405 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · August 21, 2014

Serial Number 702405 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · June 18, 2014

Serial Number 703878 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Pendant and key set, locomotive engraved on
movement
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · January 1, 2014

Serial Number 703048 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · December 27, 2013

Serial Number 702405 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · September 23, 2013

Serial Number 702405 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · August 31, 2013

Serial Number 703772 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · May 10, 2012

Serial Number 703250 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Illinois Grade 4 Pocket Watch Movement