A Guide to Illinois Watch Co. size 12 Watches, Grade 425.
Run.
Date
From
To
Total
H/O
Jls
Adj.
Run.
Date
From
To
Total
H/O
Jls
Adj.
1
1917
3,150,601
3,150,800
200
O
17
Adj.
12
1921
3,913,001
3,913,300
300
O
17
Adj.
2
1918
3,349,701
3,349,800
100
O
17
Adj.
13
1921
3,913,701
3,914,000
300
O
17
Adj.
3
1918
3,421,101
3,421,200
100
O
17
Adj.
14
1921
3,932,001
3,932,100
100
O
17
Adj.
4
1919
3,572,701
3,572,800
100
O
17
Adj.
15
1921
3,960,201
3,960,600
400
O
17
Adj.
5
1920
3,638,001
3,639,000
1,000
O
17
Adj.
16
1922
4,083,201
4,083,800
600
O
17
Adj.
6
1920
3,646,501
3,646,700
200
O
17
Adj.
17
1922
4,084,701
4,085,000
300
O
17
Adj.
7
1920
3,652,701
3,653,000
300
O
17
Adj.
18
1923
4,195,001
4,196,000
1,000
O
17
Adj.
8
1920
3,741,701
3,742,100
400
O
17
Adj.
19
1923
4,303,001
4,304,000
1,000
O
17
Adj.
9
1921
3,831,901
3,832,700
800
O
17
Adj.
20
1923
4,383,001
4,384,000
1,000
O
17
Adj.
10
1921
3,881,901
3,882,000
100
O
17
Adj.
21
1927
4,929,201
4,929,500
300
O
17
Adj.
11
1921
3,899,001
3,900,000
1,000
O
17
Adj.
  Total
9,600
 
Name
H/O
Estimate
Name
H/O
Estimate
Adonis
17 Jewels O.F.
800
Illinois Watch Co.
17 Jewels O.F.
3,100
James A Garfield
17 Jewels O.F.
4,400
The Councillor [made for R H Macy Co. Inc.]
17 Jewels O.F.
1,000
 
 
 
 
 
 
Serial numbers used on this page by the kind permission of
Russell W Snyder
Grade 425 Movements found to date.
Grade 425 runs.
Last update 12/14/2015.
Grade 425,
17 jewels adjusted, manufactured from 1917 to 1927 a total of 9,600 movements in 21 runs make up this grade. Model 3 open faced bridge; movements
of medium quality, with double roller and patent micrometric regulator.

Observations,
The grade look to be made from The Autocrat grade movements, the majority have rayed pattern demaskeening named Illinois Watch Co. and James A
Garfield. Adonis movements have bright striped pattern. The Councillor are brushed nickel. The dials are not recessed into the pillar plate and stretched
dials are fitted, they are factory cased in Autocrat model cases. The Councillor Cases have "The Councillor Series, R H Macy Co. Inc."on the Cuvette.

Description,
17 jewels, oreide settings; adjusted to temperature; spring tempered compensating balance with timing screws; double roller escapement; hardened and
polished steel escape wheel; sapphire pallets and jewel pins; gold beveled and polished center wheel; Breguet hairspring; patent micrometric screw
regulator; safety screw center pinion; perfect self locking setting device; concave and polished winding wheels; safety recoil click.
Images of this grade.