Pocket Watch Database

Elgin Size 12s Model 4: Overview & Production

Elgin Model 4 is a 12-Size 3/4-plate pendant-set movement featuring a nickel finish.

Model 4 Features

Model 4 Diagram

Movement Diagram

Model 4 Sample Image

Example Image

Model 4 Dial Plate Image

Dial Plate Image

Note: Diagrams and photos displayed are intended to serve as a represenation of this model.
Plate cut, finishing style, jewel count, regulator, and other features may differ between grades within the same model designation.
Size 12s
Configuration Openface
Plate 3/4
Setting Pendant
Finish Nickel
U.S. Patents 77078, 596407
Model 4 Image Gallery

Model 4 Production

Total Production: ~363,000
Est. Production Years: 1912 - 1940
Earliest Serial: 16,311,001
Latest Serial: 38,415,000
Runs: ~231
Distinctive Grades: 20

Model 4 Technical Specifications

Movement Thickness (with dial): 5.00mm
Pillar Plate Diameter: 39.71mm
Core Diameter: 38.76mm
Weight (with dial and hands): 29.78g

Note: Measurements may vary slightly depending on features, style, and time of production.

These measurements were taken on movement #27706161.