Pocket Watch Database

Elgin Size 8s Model 1: Overview & Production

Elgin Model 1 is a 8-Size 3/4-plate lever-set movement featuring a gilt or nickel finish.

Model 1 Features

Elgin Model 8s 1 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 8s
Configuration Hunting
Plate 3/4
Setting Lever
Finish Gilt or Nickel
U.S. Patents 77078
Model 1 Image Gallery

Model 1 Production

Total Production: ~1,000
Est. Production Years: 1878 - 1886
Earliest Serial: 510,001
Latest Serial: 1,950,000
Runs: ~59
Distinctive Grades: 6