Pocket Watch Database

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
Total Production: 70,255
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
Registry Population: 60 (2.00%)
Database Version: v49.432

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 12

Target Profile: 18S-M1-7J-HGK-U-CHAS. FARGO

Elgin Grade 12 (All Variations): 70,255 ETP
18S: 70,255 100.00%
18s, Grade 12
18S-M1: 70,255 100.00%
18s, Grade 12, Model 1
18S-M1-7J: 29,847 42.48%
18s, Grade 12, Model 1, 7 Jewels
Other: 40,408
Other Jewels or Unclassified
18S-M1-7J-HGK: 29,847 42.48%
18s, Grade 12, Model 1, 7 Jewels, Adaptable/Key/Gilt
18S-M1-7J-HGK-U: 29,847 42.48%
18S-M1-7J-HGK-U-CHAS. FARGO: 16,347 23.27% Other: 13,500
Other Variants or Unclassified

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 102022 #22 Marketplace May 26, 2018
2 102113 #113 Marketplace October 22, 2013
3 102117 #117 Marketplace October 25, 2017
4 102144 #144 Marketplace April 04, 2020
5 102171 #171 Marketplace January 24, 2013
6 102174 #174 Marketplace November 14, 2017
7 102213 #213 Marketplace October 23, 2013
8 102220 #220 Marketplace October 22, 2020
9 102264 #264 Marketplace October 17, 2020
10 102280 #280 Marketplace May 18, 2013
11 102286 #286 Marketplace December 09, 2012
12 102321 #321 Marketplace October 26, 2021
13 102347 #347 Marketplace January 30, 2017
14 102451 #451 Marketplace March 16, 2020
15 102495 #495 Marketplace September 14, 2015
16 102503 #503 Marketplace April 25, 2013
17 102505 #505 Marketplace December 07, 2012
18 102619 #619 Marketplace November 06, 2019
19 102687 #687 Marketplace July 14, 2020
20 102819 #819 Collection April 10, 2018
21 102820 #820 Marketplace November 03, 2020
22 102997 #997 Marketplace December 17, 2016
23 103026 #1026 Marketplace March 06, 2014
24 103031 #1031 Marketplace December 04, 2014
25 103261 #1261 Marketplace February 06, 2018
26 103358 #1358 Marketplace January 28, 2016
27 103429 #1429 Collection August 25, 2014
28 103453 #1453 Collection August 24, 2019
29 103461 #1461 Marketplace April 23, 2019
30 103539 #1539 Marketplace November 27, 2013
31 103671 #1671 Marketplace November 15, 2013
32 103688 #1688 Marketplace November 11, 2012
33 103693 #1693 Marketplace September 24, 2022
34 103737 #1737 Marketplace August 17, 2020
35 103866 #1866 Marketplace May 15, 2021
36 104056 #2056 Collection May 01, 2017
37 104177 #2177 Marketplace September 11, 2016
38 104284 #2284 Marketplace October 21, 2021
39 104334 #2334 Inferred
40 104340 #2340 Collection November 27, 2017
41 104355 #2355 Marketplace November 14, 2013
42 104492 #2492 Marketplace December 03, 2020
43 104531 #2531 Marketplace August 29, 2017
44 104546 #2546 Marketplace December 10, 2020
45 104567 #2567 Inferred
46 104576 #2576 Marketplace December 17, 2020
47 104603 #2603 Marketplace December 25, 2020
48 104622 #2622 Marketplace March 06, 2015
49 104637 #2637 Marketplace January 01, 2021
50 104658 #2658 Marketplace January 23, 2020
51 104665 #2665 Marketplace August 25, 2020
52 104767 #2767 Inferred
53 104768 #2768 Marketplace April 28, 2015
54 104823 #2823 Marketplace March 22, 2016
55 104937 #2937 Marketplace February 02, 2014
56 104947 #2947 Marketplace November 11, 2020
57 104964 #2964 Marketplace May 14, 2015
58 104972 #2972 Marketplace October 31, 2016
59 104988 #2988 Inferred
60 104998 #2998 Marketplace July 22, 2022
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 1,029.57 (Expected: 866.17, Δ163.40/5.45%)

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Rcardkidz 2748 · January 22, 2022

Serial Number 104662 was reported as accurate.

Bostonjoe Top Contributor Supporter 182 · 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 615 · 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