Pocket Watch Database

Elgin Grade 571

Grade 571 is a 21j Openface watch maufacturered by Elgin. The size 16s, Model 20 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 571 Movement Characteristics

  • Size16s
  • Jewels21j
  • ConfigurationOpenface
  • FinishNickel
  • Model20
  • SettingLever
  • AdjustedYes
  • Railroad GradeYes

Grade 571 Production Info

  • Total Production563,000
  • Number of Runs26
  • Production Years1947-1955
  • First Serial10,001
  • Last Serial962,000
  • Largest Run394,000
  • Smallest Run2,000
  • Most Common Run2,000