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

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 12

Chas. Fargo

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 104340
Grade: 12
Variation: Chas. Fargo
Model: 1
Class: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1871
Run Quantity: 3,000
Grade/Model Run: 7 of 59
Grade/Model Total Production: 70,255
Variant Est. Production: 16,347 (18S-M1-7J-HGK-U-CHAS. FARGO)
Size: 18s
Jewels: 7j
Movement Configuration: Adaptable
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Key
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Balance Type: Solid
Balance Material: Nickel
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
Run ID: 111.12G7.18S106.181M106.H110.K110.7J28
Database Version: v52.161
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
210.35
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
81.68
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.139%
Registry Population: 42 (1.40%)

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Verification Reports for this Run

The following reports have been graciously submitted by dedicated members in reference to this production run. These reports are useful to verify data and track inaccuracies that require further research. Please note that reports may contain inaccurate information or assumptions that must be dilligently considered with other available sources.


Rcardkidz 3340 · January 22, 2022

Serial Number 104662 was reported as accurate.

Bostonjoe Top Contributor Supporter 195 · December 11, 2021

Serial Number 104340 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 10, 2019

Serial Number 103003 was reported as accurate.

Rickhufnagel7 Top Contributor Elgin Expert Hampden Expert Supporter 617 · August 24, 2019

Serial Number 103453 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 21, 2019

Serial Number 104894 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · April 2, 2019

Serial Number 103966 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 15, 2018

Serial Number 104365 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · May 17, 2018

Serial Number 102160 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 7, 2017

Serial Number 103474 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 5, 2017

Serial Number 102019 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · October 29, 2016

Serial Number 104452 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 17, 2016

Serial Number 104334 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 3, 2016

Serial Number 102202 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 8, 2015

Serial Number 103322 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · September 16, 2015

Serial Number 102485 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · May 11, 2015

Serial Number 104768 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 7, 2015

Serial Number 102153 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 7, 2013

Serial Number 102286 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement marked Chas. Fargo

Anonymous · March 20, 2013

Serial Number 104988 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Note: Movement marked Chas Fargo

Anonymous · March 20, 2013

Serial Number 104988 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 20, 2013

Serial Number 104988 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · January 28, 2013

Serial Number 102671 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: CHAS Fargo on movement

Anonymous · January 24, 2013

Serial Number 102171 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Chas Fargo

Anonymous · April 18, 2012

Serial Number 104973 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement marked Chas Fargo - Elgin - 104973 full
plate, dial marked National Watch Co

Anonymous · April 18, 2012

Serial Number 104973 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement marked Chas Fargo
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch