Pocket Watch Database
Access Date: December 11, 2023
From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin National Watch Co.
Mixed Run: 8-Size and 6-Size Movements
|Manufacturer Location:||Elgin, Illinois|
|Movement Serial Number:||1174802|
|Estimated Production Year:||1883|
|Grade/Model Run:||9 of 12|
|Grade/Model Total Production:||29,000|
1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
|PWDB Absolute Rarity Index: |
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
|PWDB Relative Rarity Index: |
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
|Share of Production: |
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
|Registry Population:||6 (0.60%)|
Research Note: Mixed Size Run 6s/8s. #1174802 Verified as 6-Size. #1174064 Verified as 8-Size.
Production Metrics Tree: Grade 65
Target Profile: 8S-M1-13J-HGL-U
|Elgin Grade 65 (All Variations): 42,000 ETP|
|8S: 29,000 69.05%
8s, Grade 65
Other Sizes or Unclassified
|8S-M1: 29,000 69.05%
8s, Grade 65, Model 1
|8S-M1-13J: 29,000 69.05%
8s, Grade 65, Model 1, 13 Jewels
|8S-M1-13J-HGL: 29,000 69.05%
8s, Grade 65, Model 1, 13 Jewels, Hunting/Lever/Gilt
|8S-M1-13J-HGL-U: 29,000 69.05%|
Population Registry for This Run
|Image||Serial Number||Run Position||Primary Identification Method||Discovery Date|
There are 6 watches in the population registry for this run with 1 image.
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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.
Dkaypepperscollection 14 · June 12, 2015
Serial Number 1174577 was reported as inaccurate.
34.6mm backside & 36.4mm dial, history show this
as an 8s size, NOTE, info. is INACCURATE , shows a
6s, this is not the case. requires a 8s HC
Anonymous · October 14, 2014
Serial Number 1174151 was reported as accurate.