Pocket Watch Database

Elgin Grade 455

Grade 455 is a 19j Openface watch maufacturered by Elgin. The size 16s, Model 15 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 455 Movement Characteristics

  • Size16s
  • Jewels19j
  • ConfigurationOpenface
  • FinishNickel
  • Model15
  • SettingLever
  • AdjustedYes
  • Railroad GradeYes
  • Railroad Grade ClassClass A

Grade 455 Production Info

  • Total Production64,000
  • Number of Runs52
  • Production Years1918-1922
  • First Serial20,327,001
  • Last Serial24,955,000
  • Largest Run2,000
  • Smallest Run1,000
  • Most Common Run1,000