Pocket Watch Database

Elgin Grade 506

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Grade 506 is a 21j Openface watch maufacturered by Elgin. The size 16s, Model 15 movement features a nickel finish and is adjusted to 6 positions, isochronism and temperature. During the time the watch was manufactured, it would have qualified for railroad service and is considered to be railroad grade.

Grade 506 Movement Characteristics

  • Size16s
  • Jewels21j
  • ConfigurationOpenface
  • FinishNickel
  • Model15
  • SettingLever
  • AdjustedYes
  • Railroad GradeYes

Grade 506 Production Info

  • Total Production4,600
  • Number of Runs10
  • Production Years1933-1934
  • First Serial33,814,901
  • Last Serial34,575,000
  • Largest Run1,000
  • Smallest Run100
  • Most Common Run100