Pocket Watch Database

Elgin Size 16s Model 5: Overview & Production

Elgin Model 5 is a 16-Size 3/4-plate pendant-set movement featuring a gilt or nickel finish.

Model 5 Features (Variation 1)

Model 5 Diagram

Movement Diagram

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 16s
Configuration Openface
Plate 3/4
Setting Pendant
Finish Gilt or Nickel
U.S. Patents 77078, 503527
Model 5 Image Gallery

Model 5 Features (Variation 2)

Model 5 Diagram

Movement Diagram

Model 5 Sample Image

Example Image

Model 5 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 16s
Configuration Openface
Plate 3/4
Setting Pendant
Finish Gilt or Nickel
U.S. Patents 77078, 503527
Model 5 Image Gallery

Model 5 Production

Total Production: ~231,000
Est. Production Years: 1888 - 1904
Earliest Serial: 2,500,001
Latest Serial: 10,925,000
Runs: ~137
Distinctive Grades: 11