Pocket Watch Database

Elgin Grade 385

Grade 385 is a 17j Openface watch maufacturered by Elgin. The size 18s, Model 8 movement features a nickel finish and is adjusted to 5 positions, isochronism and temperature. This watch would have qualified for service on all railroads and was advertised for railroad service. Each movement was fitted at the factory with a double-sunk dial.

Grade 385 Movement Characteristics

  • Size18s
  • Jewels17j
  • ConfigurationOpenface
  • FinishNickel
  • Model8
  • SettingLever
  • AdjustedYes
  • Railroad GradeYes
  • Railroad Grade ClassClass A

Grade 385 Production Info

  • Total Production1,500
  • Number of Runs2
  • Production Years1911-1912
  • First Serial15,330,001
  • Last Serial16,482,000
  • Largest Run1,000
  • Smallest Run500
  • Most Common Run500