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EMPRESS 18s CASE & MOVEMENT SERIAL NUMBERS

UNCERTAIN INTRODUCTION DATE – GF 10 Yr. Case

LEGEND

WW = Winged Wheel
WTD. = WARRANTED
GF = Gold Filled
CMIC =Case Made in Canada
SNU = Serial # Location in a U shape
SNV = Serial # Location in a Vee shape
SNL = Serial # Location in a Straight Line
OC = Onion Crown
OBT = Oval Bow Tall Pendant
OBS = Oval Bow Short Pendant
MP =  Modern Pendant
SO = Swing Out
ISC = Inside Screw Cover –  Just noticed, I have noted no ISC Fortune or Cashier cases.
NXMKS = No extra case screw marks
XMKS = Extra case screw marks

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GUARANTEED –  10 YEARS – SNL – 07/08 – 18s

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#533627 Empress EC Guaranteed 10 Years SNL 07 OBT – Waltham #14465389 (1905) 18s

#562765 Empress EC Guaranteed 10 Years SNL 08 OBT – re-case

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GUARANTEED – 10 YEARS – 07/08 –  REMOVED – 18s

A.W.C.Co. & GOLD FILLED ADDED

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#658365 Empress EC AWCCo. Gold Filled SNL OBT – Waltham #14961633 (1906) 18s

#667976 Empress EC AWCCo. Gold Filled SNL  OBT – re-case

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GOLD FILLED REMOVED – 18s

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#821797 Empress EC AWCCo. SNL OBT – re-case  Tough Category! Need a better pic.

#833205 Empress EC AWCCo. SNL OBT – empty

#866481 Empress EC AWCCo. SNL OBT – empty

#893807 Empress EC AWCCo. SNL OBT – re-case

#913939 Empress EC AWCCo. SNL OBT – empty

#938655 Empress EC AWCCo. SNL OBT – Buren #1288112 (????)

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CHANGE TO SNV – 18s

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#1041413 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV OBT

#1107017 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – empty

#1157239 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – Elgin #3753653 (1890) 2nd Gen.? 18s

#1249268 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – Waltham #17127838 (1908)

#1281410 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – Waltham 18853477 (1912) 18s

#1292488 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – Waltham #16653449 (1908) 18s

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18S ADDED – 18s

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#1402843 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV 18s OBT – empty

#145978? Empress EC AWCCo. SNV 18s OBT – Waltham #16654232 (1908) NXMKS

#1473189 Empress EC AWCCo.  SNV 18s  OBT – empty

#1492422 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV  18s  OBT – empty

#1528084 Empress EC AWCCo. SVN  18s OBT – Waltham #20416306 (1915)

#1528281 Empress  EC AWCCo. SNV 18S OBT – Waltham #22000440 (1918)

#1539114  Empress EC AWCCo. SNV 18s OBT – Swiss Fake

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18s REMOVED –  18s

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#1687871 Empress  EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – Elgin #21879150 (1919) 18s

#1699137 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – Hamilton #1409428 (1919) 18s

#1752408 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – re-case

#1795569 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – re-case

#1796007 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – Admiral Mvt. no SN

#1818201 Empress  EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – re-case

#1818528 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – Waltham #14084925 (1904) NXMKS 18s

#1818746 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – Waltham #16065943 (1907) 18s

#1868467 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – Waltham #18509699 (1912) 18s

#1877289 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – Waltham #16424600 (1908) 18s

#1943602 Empress EC AWCCo. SNV OBT – Waltham #15090184 (1906) 18s

#1987433 Empress  EC AWCCo. SNV ??? –  Bezel & Body 55123 so just a case back

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CHANGE TO SNL – 18s

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#1997038 Empress  EC AWCCo. SNL OBT – Waltham #18063988 (1910) 18s NXMKS but I think this is a collector re-case – included for marking change 

#2011880 Empress  EC AWCCo. SNL OBT – Omega #5265819 (1916) NXMKS Seller claims 18s

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Big O – CMIC ADDED – CHANGE TO SNV – 18s

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#2121729 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC  SNV OBT – ????

#2121992 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBS – Tacy/Admiral Swiss no SN (51mm)

#2156783 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – Waltham #22000861 (1918) 18s

NOTE THE LARGE NUMBER GAP

#316487? Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – Waltham #21470890 (1917) 18s

#3175657 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – Waltham #11375145 (1902) 18s  NXMKS 2nd. Gen?

#3185514 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – re-case

#3185569 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – Seth Thomas #351298 (1912) NXMKS Dated by owner NAWCC

#3244086 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – re-case HB&B

#3293019 Empress EC ———— CMIC  OBT –  Waltham  #11195395 (1902) 18s Later Case? AWCCO not present – PIC?

#3330143 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBS  – Admiral Mvt.

#3366900 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – Waltham #21473743 (1917) 18s

#3481512 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – re-case 1895 Waltham XMKS

#3526739 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – Hampden #2663467 (1909) 18s

#3556081 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – Waltham #21471576 (1917) 18s

#3557318 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – re-case

#3726566 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – Elgin #10763224 (1904) 18s NXMKS

#3737976 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – Elgin #30704552 (1928) 18s

#3840005 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – Hamilton #549769 (1908) 18s

#3865915 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT –  Swiss Fake

#3913492 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – re-case

#3949276 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – Waltham #13734006 (1904) 18s

#3998387 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – Waltham #17105633 (1908) 18s

#4019477 Empress EC AWCC0. CMIC SNV OBT – Waltham #11046248 (1901) 18s

#4032333 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC SNV OBT – Waltham #18939660 (1913) 18s

#4076333 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC  SNL  OBT- Hamilton #1447682 (1924) 18s

#4086897 Empress EC AWCCO. CMIC  SNL OBT – Waltham #15005591 (1906) 18s NXMKS 2nd. Gen?

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INDEX

Pg. 1 – HISTORY
Pg. 2 – CASE CHRONOLOGY
Pg. 3 – CASE GUARANTEES BECOME ILLEGAL IN CANADA – 1908
Pg. 4 – The 07/08 QUESTION – CASE & MOVEMENT SERIAL NUMBERS WTH PHOTOS
Pg. 5 – FORTUNE 18s CASE AND MOVEMENT SERIAL NUMBERS WITH PHOTOS
Pg. 6 – CASHIER 18s CASE AND MOVEMENT SERIAL NUMBERS WITH PHOTOS
Pg. 7 – PREMIER 18s CASE AND MOVEMENT SERIAL NUMBERS WITH PHOTOS
Pg. 8 – EMPRESS 18s CASE AND MOVEMENT SERIAL NUMBERS WITH PHOTOS
Pg. 9 – SILVEROID/NICKEL SILVER 16s & 18s Case & Mvt. SN’s WITH PHOTOS
Pg. 10 – A.W.C.CO. COIN 16s & 18s PLUS EXCELSIOR – PERFECTION – N P – NEVADA  SN’s & PHOTOS
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Pg. 12
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Pg. 14
Pg. 15