Pictured: Patent Recoiling Click From Elgin No. 240 B.W. Raymond - 18-Size, Model 8, 19 Jewels, c.1910, Serial No. 14652533.
As a brief departure from the study exploring the 18-Size “Veritas Model,” this post highlights the first model design from the new safety barrel generation of Elgin movements introduced around.
The No. 214 Veritas movement introduced by the Elgin National Watch Company in 1901 represents the first 23-Jewel railroad watch produced by the company. Adorned with the name “Veritas,” this.
On March 1, 1901, the Elgin National Watch Company introduced a new line of 18-Size movements designed for approved railroad service. The No. 239 Veritas represented the 21-Jewel option, positioned.