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: 111137
Grade: 12
Variation: J.V. Farwell
Model: 1
Class: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1871
Run Quantity: 1,400
Grade/Model Run: 9 of 59
Grade/Model Total Production: 70,255
Variant Est. Production: 2,506 (18S-M1-11J-HGK-U-J.V. FARWELL)
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
Registry Population: 28 (2.00%)
Database Version: v49.716

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 12

Target Profile: 18S-M1-11J-HGK-U-J.V. FARWELL

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-M1-11J: 40,408 57.52%
18s, Grade 12, Model 1, 11 Jewels
Other: 29,847
Other Jewels or Unclassified
18S-M1-11J-HGK: 40,408 57.52%
18s, Grade 12, Model 1, 11 Jewels, Adaptable/Key/Gilt
18S-M1-11J-HGK-U: 40,408 57.52%
18S-M1-11J-HGK-U-J.V. FARWELL: 2,506 3.57%

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 110002 #2 Inferred
2 110037 #37 Marketplace February 16, 2019
3 110136 #136 Marketplace January 13, 2013
4 110281 #281 Marketplace January 22, 2022
5 110444 #444 Marketplace July 15, 2015
6 110510 #510 Marketplace June 29, 2015
7 110513 #513 Marketplace November 06, 2013
8 110623 #623 Marketplace August 28, 2015
9 110629 #629 Marketplace August 28, 2018
10 110638 #638 Marketplace June 12, 2015
11 110710 #710 Marketplace November 18, 2020
12 110719 #719 Marketplace November 11, 2019
13 110740 #740 Marketplace February 13, 2021
14 110812 #812 Marketplace November 08, 2021
15 110864 #864 Inferred
16 110938 #938 Marketplace April 13, 2017
17 111021 #1021 Marketplace November 13, 2021
18 111039 #1039 Marketplace October 07, 2017
19 111075 #1075 Collection July 17, 2014
20 111082 #1082 Inferred
21 111089 #1089 Marketplace January 10, 2015
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111137 #1137 Collection January 02, 2016
23 111221 #1221 Marketplace November 12, 2021
24 111303 #1303 Marketplace March 10, 2018
25 111323 #1323 Collection December 11, 2015
26 111340 #1340 Marketplace March 22, 2018
27 111360 #1360 Marketplace September 24, 2015
28 111380 #1380 Marketplace September 20, 2022
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 405.65 (Expected: 404.29, Δ1.36/0.10%)

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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.


cjbrem Supporter 198 · December 17, 2022

Serial Number 111363 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 26, 2021

Serial Number 110671 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 13, 2020

Serial Number 111123 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 29, 2020

Serial Number 110059 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 3, 2020

Serial Number 111089 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 31, 2018

Serial Number 111242 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 23, 2018

Serial Number 111355 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 27, 2018

Serial Number 110366 was reported as accurate.

Thewatchman01 1 · March 19, 2018

Serial Number 110441 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 19, 2018

Serial Number 110441 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 2, 2016

Serial Number 111137 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 27, 2014

Serial Number 110853 was reported as accurate.

poatys 37 · August 25, 2014

Serial Number 110853 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 19, 2014

Serial Number 110853 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 9, 2014

Serial Number 110266 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 11 jewels not 7
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 11j

Anonymous · July 1, 2014

Serial Number 110266 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Marked J.V. Farwell
Correct fit stem at 12:00
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 11j

Anonymous · November 10, 2013

Serial Number 111029 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: #111029 is signed on the movement with
"J.V.Farwell".
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 11j

Anonymous · July 23, 2013

Serial Number 110875 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 · May 13, 2012

Serial Number 111126 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 · April 21, 2012

Serial Number 110682 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Watch is marked J. V. Farwell. Open face correct
fit, stem at 12:00.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 11j
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch