Pocket Watch Database

H.H. Taylor Pocket Watch

H.H. Taylor was used as a trade name on pocket watch movements manufactured for A T & Co. by Elgin National Watch Co..

Indentified Runs

The following runs have been identified as containing movements marked with this private label or trade name. Because this list is derrived from surviving examples, it is not intended to be comprehensive. Other runs possibly exist that have not yet been identified. Most private labels and special orders were produced in batches and many times, the entire run is not comprised of special marked movements.

Manufacturer Run Grade
Elgin 25001-25100 58
Elgin 30021-30030 58
Elgin 30051-30055 58
Elgin 30083-30083 58
Elgin 30201-30250 58
Elgin 31001-32000 58
Elgin 34001-35000 58
Elgin 36001-38000 58
Elgin 39001-40000 58
Elgin 41001-42000 58
Elgin 75501-75700 58
Elgin 115501-115700 58
Elgin 140001-145000 58
Elgin 150501-150600 58
Elgin 155101-160000 20
Elgin 200201-200300 58
Elgin 200601-200700 58
Elgin 210001-215000 58
Elgin 245801-245808 58
Elgin 245821-245850 58
Elgin 246701-246800 20
Elgin 246901-247000 58
Elgin 277001-278000 79
Elgin 285001-290000 58
Elgin 309001-310000 58
Elgin 378001-379000 20
Elgin 396001-396500 80
Elgin 735001-736000 80
Elgin 866001-869000 79
Elgin 928001-930000 79
Elgin 1150001-1154000 79
Elgin 1645001-1646000 79
Elgin 1682001-1683000 79
Elgin 1757001-1758000 79
Elgin 1780001-1785000 80
Elgin 2295001-2300000 76
Elgin 2620001-2625000 80
Elgin 2869001-2870000 33
Elgin 3663001-3664000 33
Elgin 3976001-3977000 76
Elgin 4023001-4024000 80
Elgin 5059001-5060000 80
Elgin 5254001-5255000 33
Elgin 5269001-5270000 76
Elgin 5814001-5815000 76


The Elgin National Watch Co. manufactured watches in Elgin, Illinois from approximately 1864 to 1968. See more information about Elgin National Watch Co. or find out more information about your watch by conducting a serial number lookup.

Elgin National Watch Co.

Location: Elgin, Illinois

Years of Operation: 1864-1968

Predecessor: National Watch Co.

The larget watch manufacturer in the United States during the pocket watch era.

Specialty: Specialized in mass production of various quality levels.

Production Jewels: 7-23 Jewels

Production Sizes: Wide Variety

Total Production: 55,000,000+

Factory Building Status: Demolished in 1966. Shopping center now resides on the property.

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