Pocket Watch Database
Access Date: June 26, 2022
From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin National Watch Co.
Official RR Standard
|Manufacturer Location:||Elgin, Illinois|
|Movement Serial Number:||12281199|
|Estimated Production Year:||1906|
|Grade/Model Run:||2 of 2|
|Jewel Setting:||Gold Settings (Screw-Set)|
|Movement Signing Style:||Serif (Decorative)|
|Movement Inlay Color:||Gilt|
|Pallet Jewel Material:||Sapphire|
|U.S. Patents:||565955, D26267, 77078, 347272|
|Movement Markings:||Official RR Standard
Ball Watch Co. Cleveland, O.
Patented Nov. 17, 85.
Pat. Aug. 18, 96.
1909 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Research Note: Recorded in original serial lists as Grade "Special." Observations indicate only the first 500 in the run designated for 1,000 were actually manufactured. Movements Marked "333."
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Data Verification Reports
brg404 29 · May 21, 2022
Serial Number 12281381 was reported as accurate.
jacobwalls07 143 · December 4, 2018
Serial Number 12281405 was reported as accurate.
barberr1 67 · February 3, 2018
Serial Number 12281285 was reported as accurate.
bamadadof3a 45 · February 4, 2015
Serial Number 12281192 was reported as inaccurate.
besides the jewels the rest looks correct