Pocket Watch Database

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
Registry Population: 78 (1.56%)
Database Version: v49.716

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 55

Target Profile: 18S-M1-7J-HGK-U-J.T. RYERSON

Elgin Grade 55 (All Variations): 73,095 ETP
18S: 73,095 100.00%
18s, Grade 55
18S-M1: 73,095 100.00%
18s, Grade 55, Model 1
18S-M1-7J: 59,318 81.15%
18s, Grade 55, Model 1, 7 Jewels
Other: 13,777
Other Jewels or Unclassified
18S-M1-7J-HGK: 59,318 81.15%
18s, Grade 55, Model 1, 7 Jewels, Adaptable/Key/Gilt
18S-M1-7J-HGK-U: 59,318 81.15%
18S-M1-7J-HGK-U-J.T. RYERSON: 42,084 57.57%

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 120017 #17 Marketplace September 02, 2020
2 120032 #32 Collection December 16, 2017
3 120048 #48 Marketplace October 26, 2013
4 120097 #97 Marketplace April 11, 2015
5 120108 #108 Marketplace March 19, 2013
6 120224 #224 Marketplace January 28, 2017
7 120231 #231 Marketplace February 26, 2020
8 120313 #313 Marketplace December 03, 2013
9 120352 #352 Marketplace August 08, 2019
10 120512 #512 Collection December 16, 2022
11 120514 #514 Marketplace October 21, 2018
12 120594 #594 Marketplace April 02, 2015
13 120612 #612 Marketplace December 06, 2012
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120628 #628 Collection October 28, 2014
15 120814 #814 Marketplace December 08, 2014
16 120821 #821 Inferred
17 120879 #879 Marketplace November 06, 2012
18 120890 #890 Marketplace November 11, 2019
19 120908 #908 Marketplace February 14, 2013
20 120936 #936 Marketplace March 23, 2021
21 120999 #999 Marketplace December 03, 2012
22 121157 #1157 Marketplace June 13, 2022
23 121188 #1188 Collection November 06, 2019
24 121319 #1319 Marketplace December 16, 2019
25 121337 #1337 Marketplace February 07, 2020
26 121453 #1453 Collection December 10, 2019
27 121512 #1512 Collection June 29, 2016
28 121598 #1598 Marketplace June 21, 2014
29 121618 #1618 Marketplace January 28, 2022
30 121619 #1619 Marketplace December 17, 2019
31 121620 #1620 Marketplace December 22, 2020
32 121638 #1638 Marketplace September 02, 2016
33 121731 #1731 Marketplace June 18, 2019
34 121861 #1861 Inferred
35 121865 #1865 Marketplace October 01, 2019
36 121914 #1914 Collection October 27, 2020
37 121915 #1915 Marketplace December 19, 2015
38 121919 #1919 Marketplace November 03, 2013
39 121942 #1942 Marketplace December 23, 2021
40 122000 #2000 Marketplace May 01, 2013
41 122105 #2105 Marketplace April 03, 2019
42 122108 #2108 Inferred
43 122183 #2183 Marketplace April 08, 2019
44 122203 #2203 Marketplace April 22, 2021
45 122245 #2245 Marketplace May 09, 2021
46 122377 #2377 Marketplace August 18, 2013
47 122409 #2409 Collection September 04, 2017
48 122438 #2438 Marketplace October 16, 2018
49 122447 #2447 Marketplace November 07, 2017
50 122492 #2492 Marketplace January 23, 2018
51 122496 #2496 Marketplace June 06, 2020
52 122579 #2579 Inferred
53 122588 #2588 Marketplace January 30, 2013
54 122591 #2591 Collection May 13, 2017
55 122664 #2664 Marketplace June 12, 2016
56 122694 #2694 Marketplace February 23, 2020
57 122852 #2852 Marketplace May 07, 2017
58 122906 #2906 Inferred
59 122973 #2973 Marketplace March 25, 2020
60 123004 #3004 Marketplace April 11, 2020
61 123005 #3005 Marketplace January 21, 2020
62 123014 #3014 Marketplace December 30, 2014
63 123083 #3083 Inferred
64 123123 #3123 Inferred
65 123126 #3126 Collection September 05, 2020
66 123163 #3163 Marketplace August 15, 2013
67 123267 #3267 Marketplace October 28, 2014
68 123456 #3456 Marketplace March 31, 2014
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123457 #3457 Collection July 30, 2015
70 123479 #3479 Marketplace June 22, 2020
71 123512 #3512 Marketplace December 12, 2019
72 123514 #3514 Collection October 01, 2017
73 123694 #3694 Collection December 24, 2016
74 123985 #3985 Marketplace November 10, 2014
75 123987 #3987 Marketplace January 16, 2018
76 124510 #4510 Collection February 06, 2022
77 124686 #4686 Collection July 08, 2018
78 124943 #4943 Collection July 15, 2020
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 1,209.17 (Expected: 1,443.52, Δ234.35/4.69%)

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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 158 · 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 Supporter 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