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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: 11185542
Grade: 348
Variation: No. 348
Model: 2
Class: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1905
Run Quantity: 746
Grade/Model Run: 6 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 11,185,001-11,186,000 as Grade 183. However, Elgin Master Records indicate the following ranges were upgraded to Grade 348: 11,185,001-11,185,139; 11,185,141-11,185,253; 11,185,141-11,185,254; 11,185,255-11,186,001.

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backwardglance1 99 · November 6, 2019

Serial Number 11185782 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 7, 2019

Serial Number 11185261 was reported as accurate.

backwardglance1 99 · August 10, 2019

Serial Number 11185782 was reported as accurate.

okiejohn 310 · June 27, 2019

Serial Number 11185852 was reported as accurate.

backwardglance1 99 · February 13, 2018

Serial Number 11185782 was reported as accurate.

mdeshaies 40 · June 23, 2015

Serial Number 11185792 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 9, 2015

Serial Number 11185628 was reported as accurate.

timerestored 278 · January 26, 2015

Serial Number 11185628 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 18, 2014

Serial Number 11185706 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 25, 2014

Serial Number 11185711 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: #348 with 21 jewels
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 183 to 348
Jewels changed from 17j to 21j

Anonymous · October 29, 2012

Serial Number 11185881 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Serial Number 11185881

Grade: 348
Size: 18
Jewels: 21
Year: 1905
Class: 1
Model: 2-4
Named for: None
Grade 348 may be marked for 348.
Description: Elgin serial number 11185881, grade
348, 18 size, 21 jewels, made about 1905.
Hunter case movement. Lever set. Full plate.
Rate: 18,000 bph
Serial Numbers in Grade 348: 3400
Years of Production: 1904 to 1906
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 183 to 348
Jewels changed from 17j to 21j
Double Roller changed from Unknown to Yes

Anonymous · June 10, 2012

Serial Number 11185881 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 21J, grade 348, hunter, full plate, adjusted
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 183 to 348
Jewels changed from 17j to 21j
Double Roller changed from Unknown to Yes
Elgin Grade 348 Pocket Watch