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Elgin Pennsylvania Railroad Watches

These private label watches were made for the Pennsylvania railroad. At the time, and for many decades afterwards, the Penn railroad was the standard setter for many other American railroads. The Elgin watches were among the first watches specifically ordered for use by railroads.

Name Serial Number Date Description Dial Movement Comment
Pennsylvania Railroad Co. 714 1867 18s, Gr69, Model 1, 15j "Pennsylvania Railroad Co."   SS Roman numeral dial
Pennsylvania Railroad Co. 69162 1868 18s, Gr69, Model 1, 15j "Pennsylvania Railroad Co."    
Pennsylvania Railroad Co. 70145 1868 18s, Gr69, Model 1, 15j "Pennsylvania Railroad Co."   DS Roman numeral dial
Pennsylvania Railroad Co 123245 1870 18s, Gr55 (RYR), Model 1, 7-11j "Pennsylvania Railroad Co."   Movement said to be marked "BWR" in Shugart's #21 p176
Pennsylvania Railroad Co. 125245 1870 18s, Gr69, Model 1, 15j "Pennsylvania Railroad Co."   SS Roman numeral dial
Pennsylvania Railroad Co. 125463 1870 18s, Gr69, Model 1, 15j "Pennsylvania Railroad Co."   SS Roman numeral dial
Pennsylvania Railroad Co. 128569 1870 18s, Gr69, Model 1, 15j "Pennsylvania Railroad Co."   SS Roman numeral dial
Pennsylvania Railroad Co. 180387 1873 18s, Gr69, Model 1, 15j "Pennsylvania Railroad Co."   DS Roman numeral dial
Pennsylvania Railroad Co. 180854 1873 18s, Gr69, Model 1, 15j "Pennsylvania Railroad Co."   DS Roman numeral dial
Pennsylvania Railroad Co. 180859 1873 18s, Gr69, Model 1, 15j "Pennsylvania Railroad Co."   DS Roman numeral dial

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