Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 389 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 389

Father Time

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 15833381
Grade: 389
Variation: Father Time
Model: 8
Generation: Third
Class: 134
Estimated Production Year: 1911
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 1 of 3
Grade/Model Total Production: 3,000
Grade/Model Unrealized Production: 1,000
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Traveling Nut (spring)
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
U.S. Patents: 77078, 596407, 596408
Case: Various
Run ID: 7461.389G1.18S3097.188M119.O2684.L2049.21J195
Data Research: 1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v52.335
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
9.03
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
3.43
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.006%
Registry Population: 6 (0.60%)

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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.


Anonymous · February 3, 2023

Serial Number 15833396 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 26, 2023

Serial Number 15833980 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 30, 2022

Serial Number 15833980 was reported as accurate.

Mike4271 14 · November 27, 2021

Serial Number 15833826 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 3, 2021

Serial Number 15833826 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 17, 2020

Serial Number 15833405 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 3, 2019

Serial Number 15833204 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 25, 2019

Serial Number 15833056 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 21, 2019

Serial Number 15833936 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 20, 2019

Serial Number 15833012 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 8, 2017

Serial Number 15833140 was reported as accurate.

malky57 2 · July 26, 2013

Serial Number 15833453 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: it is Father Time

Anonymous · March 16, 2013

Serial Number 15833318 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 15833318 is marked Father Time not B.W. Raymond

Anonymous · March 11, 2013

Serial Number 15833149 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: father time
Elgin Grade 389 Pocket Watch