Pocket Watch Database
Net Price List of Materials Manufactured by the Elgin National Watch Co. (1896)
This Material Catalog was distributed by the Elgin National Watch Co. in April 1896. The serial list published within represents the last instance in which the company utilized the “Series” classification system. In the next Material Catalog, published in 1904, the “Series” designations were transitioned a the familiar model system. The 1896 Material Catalog also contains information omitted from subsequent publications, including the movement winding method, providing crucial insight into early production.