Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 348 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 348

No. 348

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 10422518
Grade: 348
Variation: No. 348
Model: 2
Class: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1904
Run Quantity: 100
Grade/Model Run: 1 of 8
Total Production: 3,698
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Material: Ruby & Sapphire
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Moseley
Hairspring: Breguet
Pallet Jewel Material: Sapphire
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
U.S. Patents: 596407, 77078
Data Research: 1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Database Version: v48.268
Research Note: Elgin Material Catalog Serial Lists designate 10,422,001-10,423,000 as Grade 149. However, Elgin Master Records indicate 10,422,501-10,422,600 (100) and 10,422,701-10,423,000 (300) were upgraded to Grade 348 on July 9, 1906.

Help Us Help Others By Improving the Database:

Does this information describe your movement accurately?

Data Verification Reports

10422501
Verification Serial Map
10422600

wampumbob 37 · December 30, 2015

Serial Number 10422518 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 149 to 348

Anonymous · October 10, 2013

Serial Number 10422503 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Serial numbers 10422503 and 10422774 are not
marked "Father Time." However, they are marked
"No. 348." Elgin did a number of odd things with
this run of 10422001-10423000.

Best regards,
Kent
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 149 to 348

Anonymous · March 15, 2013

Serial Number 10422562 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: marked "No. 348"; "21 jewels"
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 149 to 348
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j

Anonymous · July 14, 2012

Serial Number 10422518 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Model 348, marked No. 348 on movement.
21 jewels
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 149 to 348
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j