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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 65 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 65

Mixed Run: 6s and 8s Movements

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 1798609
Grade: 65
Model: 1
Class: 51
Estimated Production Year: 1885
Run Quantity: 5,000
Grade/Model Run: 12 of 19
Total Production: 42,000
Size: 8s
Jewels: 13j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
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
Database Version: v48.258
Research Note: This run occurs during the size transition from 8s to 6s. Observations have been compiled within this run of both 8-Size and 6-Size movements.

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Rickhufnagel7 Top Contributor Elgin Expert Hampden Expert Supporter 613 · January 6, 2022

Serial Number 1795551 was reported as accurate.

Rcardkidz 2664 · January 20, 2021

Serial Number 1799175 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 10, 2020

Serial Number 1797350 was reported as accurate.

Sirfub 23 · December 12, 2018

Serial Number 1797709 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 7 Jewels, not 13 - image:
https://i.imgur.com/GywWI29.jpg
Curator Response: The image shows the serial number on the movement is 5235781. The correct lookup page is: https://pocketwatchdatabase.com/search/result/elgin/5235781

dennyflynn 3 · September 16, 2017

Serial Number 1796425 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 6 to 8

victorkienas 7 · January 17, 2017

Serial Number 1798615 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: this is a size 6,not an 8..

timerestored 278 · October 12, 2015

Serial Number 1799015 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 6 to 8

ken506marlin 85 · January 16, 2015

Serial Number 1798817 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 6 to 8

Anonymous · December 31, 2013

Serial Number 1798802 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 6 to 8

Anonymous · February 27, 2013

Serial Number 1799002 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 6 to 8

Anonymous · July 28, 2012

Serial Number 1799951 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 6 to 8
Elgin Grade 65 Pocket Watch