Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 214 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 214 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 214

Veritas

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 10482993
Grade: 214
Variation: Veritas
Model: 8
Generation: First
Class: 89
Estimated Production Year: 1904
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 7 of 22
Grade/Model Total Production: 22,700
Variant Est. Production: 19,700 (18S-M8-23J-ONL-A5PTI-VERITAS)
Grade/Model Unrealized Production: 1,300
Size: 18s
Jewels: 23j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Raised Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt or Black
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Jeweled Safety
Balance Jewel Material: Diamond
Train: Quick
Train Material: Gold
Regulator: Traveling Nut (spring)
Hairspring: Breguet
Escapement Type: Straight Line
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
Adjustment Tolerance: [10] 5P +/- 10 s/24hrs., Temp. +/- 3 s/16hrs., Reg. +/- 0-2 s/24hrs.
Railroad Grade: Yes
Railroad Grade Classification: Class A
U.S. Patents: 596407, 77078, 596408
Movement Markings: Veritas
Elgin, Ill.
U.S.A.
23 Jewels
Safety Barrel
Adjusted
[Some Marked "Adjusted 5 Positions"]
Data Research: 1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Run ID: 4356.214G7.18S2156.188M31.O1285.L1529.23J11
Database Version: v52.235
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
68.34
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
26.35
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.045%
Registry Population: 18 (1.80%)
$ Estimated Value (12 Month Change): 0.62% Analyzing 233 Sales

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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.


Anonymous · November 11, 2021

Serial Number 10482558 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 9, 2020

Serial Number 10482941 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 4, 2019

Serial Number 10482414 was reported as accurate.

rfregoso 55 · February 27, 2018

Serial Number 10482243 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 23, 2018

Serial Number 10482740 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 12, 2017

Serial Number 10482719 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 24, 2017

Serial Number 10482090 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 19, 2017

Serial Number 10482582 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 26, 2016

Serial Number 10482582 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 9, 2016

Serial Number 10482871 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 26, 2016

Serial Number 10482580 was reported as accurate.

dfchong 837 · July 23, 2016

Serial Number 10482794 was reported as accurate.

Teagansdad 1 · September 13, 2015

Serial Number 10482783 was reported as accurate.

Gasperoff Supporter 727 · April 26, 2015

Serial Number 10482737 was reported as accurate.

alandye 52 · October 24, 2014

Serial Number 10482828 was reported as accurate.

LeroyC 392 · September 9, 2013

Serial Number 10482703 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Number of positions adjusted to not marked on
movement.

Anonymous · July 23, 2013

Serial Number 10482476 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 16, 2013

Serial Number 10482828 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · October 1, 2012

Serial Number 10482455 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Elgin Grade 214 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 214 Pocket Watch