Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 12

J.V. Farwell

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 101284
Grade: 12
Variation: J.V. Farwell
Model: 1
Class: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1871
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 6 of 59
Total Production: 70,255
Size: 18s
Jewels: 11j
Movement Configuration: Adaptable
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Key
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Slow
Regulator: Plain
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Database Version: v48.492

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Anonymous · March 13, 2021

Serial Number 101845 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · November 25, 2018

Serial Number 101618 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17 jewels
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. However, this movement was manufactured well before Elgin was producing watches with 17 Jewels. Please double-check the serial number from the movement.

Anonymous · February 25, 2016

Serial Number 101284 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 25, 2015

Serial Number 101398 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · September 17, 2015

Serial Number 101788 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 27, 2015

Serial Number 101954 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 16, 2013

Serial Number 101414 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 21, 2013

Serial Number 101449 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 11j

Anonymous · August 15, 2012

Serial Number 101754 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 11 Jewel, 1870, JV Farwell
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 11j

Anonymous · August 15, 2012

Serial Number 101754 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: J.V. Farwell instead of Ogden
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 11j

Anonymous · August 5, 2012

Serial Number 101754 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: SHOULD BE JV FARWELL
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 11j
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch