The No. 240 B.W. Raymond represents the most popular grade from the original “Veritas Model” trinity, with total production reaching approximately 68,000 - more than the No. 214 and No..
The enormous success of the “Veritas Model” following its launch in 1901 prompted the Elgin National Watch Company to create a hunting version of the model. At the time, hunting.
To introduce the new “Model 1901” (Model 8), the Elgin National Watch Company published an advertisement in the March 1901 issue of The Keystone. The introductory headline indicates the new.
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.