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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 55 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 55

J.T. Ryerson

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 120628
Grade: 55
Variation: J.T. Ryerson
Model: 1
Class: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1871
Run Quantity: 5,000
Grade/Model Run: 53 of 99
Grade/Model Total Production: 73,095
Variant Est. Production: 42,084 (18S-M1-7J-HGK-U-J.T. RYERSON)
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
Run ID: 144.55G53.18S139.181M139.H143.K143.7J39
Database Version: v52.161
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
218.85
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
84.99
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.144%
Registry Population: 50 (1.00%)
$ Estimated Value (12 Month Change): 3.51% Analyzing 273 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.


23Greenwich Supporter 181 · November 27, 2022

Serial Number 121051 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 17, 2022

Serial Number 122954 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 3, 2022

Serial Number 120921 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 30, 2022

Serial Number 122400 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 7, 2021

Serial Number 122245 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 14, 2021

Serial Number 121721 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 26, 2021

Serial Number 122943 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · September 6, 2020

Serial Number 123221 was reported as accurate.

Cobrasnake129 6 · June 28, 2020

Serial Number 122915 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · June 26, 2020

Serial Number 122739 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 5, 2020

Serial Number 120384 was reported as accurate.

MTZink 1 · December 10, 2019

Serial Number 121453 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 10, 2019

Serial Number 121453 was reported as accurate.

Wtknives 1 · December 5, 2019

Serial Number 120349 was reported as accurate.

Wtknives 1 · December 5, 2019

Serial Number 120349 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · November 6, 2019

Serial Number 121188 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · October 25, 2019

Serial Number 123443 was reported as accurate.

bubba70 543 · April 14, 2019

Serial Number 122183 was reported as accurate.

bubba70 543 · April 13, 2019

Serial Number 122183 was reported as accurate.

bubba70 543 · April 9, 2019

Serial Number 122183 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 18, 2018

Serial Number 123588 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 1, 2018

Serial Number 124741 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 21, 2018

Serial Number 120514 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 7, 2018

Serial Number 123862 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 17, 2018

Serial Number 122127 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 25, 2018

Serial Number 120158 was reported as accurate.

DWS123 7 · September 4, 2017

Serial Number 122409 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 29, 2017

Serial Number 123494 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 18, 2017

Serial Number 120510 was reported as accurate.

rlbltd 10 · June 26, 2016

Serial Number 122182 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · May 12, 2016

Serial Number 122248 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 3, 2015

Serial Number 120519 was reported as accurate.

Longhunter56 13 · July 30, 2015

Serial Number 123457 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 26, 2014

Serial Number 120628 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 18, 2014

Serial Number 124985 was reported as accurate.

harrington 99 · September 16, 2014

Serial Number 122701 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 4, 2014

Serial Number 121677 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 28, 2013

Serial Number 124868 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 28, 2013

Serial Number 124868 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 12, 2013

Serial Number 124771 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 30, 2013

Serial Number 0120701 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 25, 2012

Serial Number 120343 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: B.W. Raymond, Adjusted, 15 jewels

Anonymous · May 15, 2012

Serial Number 122021 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 55 Pocket Watch