Pocket Watch Database

Elgin Size 18s Model 5: Overview & Production

Elgin Model 5 is a 18-Size full-plate pendant-set movement featuring a gilt or nickel finish.

Model 5 Features

Elgin Model 18s 5 Diagram

Movement Diagram

Elgin 18s Model 5 Sample Image

Example Image

Elgin 18s 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 18s
Configuration Openface
Plate Full
Setting Pendant
Finish Gilt or Nickel
U.S. Patents 77078, 347272, 345619
Model 5 Image Gallery

Model 5 Production

Total Production: ~5,000
Est. Production Years: 1887 - 1930
Earliest Serial: 2,110,001
Latest Serial: 32,149,000
Runs: ~1,773
Distinctive Grades: 39

Model 5 Technical Specifications

Movement Thickness (with dial): 9.56mm
Pillar Plate Diameter: 45.72mm
Core Diameter: 42.67mm
Weight (with dial and hands): 62.30g

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

These measurements were taken on movement #6480247.