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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 55 Pocket Watch Movement

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 55

J.T. Ryerson

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 12172
Grade: 55
Variation: J.T. Ryerson
Model: 1
Class: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1868
Run Quantity: 1,300
Grade/Model Run: 5 of 99
Total Production: 73,095
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
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1915 Elgin Serial List
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Database Version: v48.137

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nicnic Supporter 256 · May 27, 2021

Serial Number 12213 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 18, 2021

Serial Number 12092 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 21, 2021

Serial Number 12402 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 5, 2020

Serial Number 12866 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 7, 2019

Serial Number 12259 was reported as accurate.

cjbrem Supporter 70 · March 26, 2019

Serial Number 13264 was reported as accurate.

cjbrem Supporter 70 · March 26, 2019

Serial Number 13264 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 23, 2018

Serial Number 13243 was reported as accurate.

nicnic Supporter 256 · April 3, 2018

Serial Number 12213 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 29, 2017

Serial Number 12018 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 29, 2017

Serial Number 12018 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 28, 2017

Serial Number 12469 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 22, 2016

Serial Number 12719 was reported as accurate.

Acme69runner 24 · January 24, 2016

Serial Number 12866 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 26, 2015

Serial Number 12472 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · August 18, 2015

Serial Number 12472 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · July 2, 2015

Serial Number 12345 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 27, 2015

Serial Number 12345 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · October 7, 2014

Serial Number 12699 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 7, 2014

Serial Number 12699 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 22, 2014

Serial Number 12345 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

lewis23 Supporter 40 · November 6, 2013

Serial Number 12840 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 3, 2013

Serial Number 12166 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 2, 2012

Serial Number 12629 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · September 11, 2012

Serial Number 12502 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 55 Pocket Watch Movement