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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 317 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 317

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 19154396
Grade: 317
Model: 5
Class: 106
Estimated Production Year: 1917
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 109 of 188
Total Production: 261,500
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Balance Type: Expansion
Balance Jewel Material: Ruby
Train: Quick
Regulator: Moseley
Hairspring: Breguet
Standard Dial Type: Single-Sunk
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078, 347272, 345619
Data Research: 1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 7 (0.70%)
Database Version: v49.391

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 317

Target Profile: 18S-M5-15J-ONP-U

Elgin Grade 317 (All Variations): 261,500 ETP
18S: 261,500 100.00%
18s, Grade 317
18S-M5: 261,500 100.00%
18s, Grade 317, Model 5
18S-M5-15J: 261,500 100.00%
18s, Grade 317, Model 5, 15 Jewels
18S-M5-15J-ONP: 260,500 99.62%
18s, Grade 317, Model 5, 15 Jewels, Openface/Pendant/Nickel
Other: 1,000
Other Configs or Unclassified
18S-M5-15J-ONP-U: 260,500 99.62%

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 19154396 #396 Collection April 22, 2017
2 19154489 #489 Marketplace February 18, 2019
3 19154563 #563 Inferred
4 19154674 #674 Marketplace October 06, 2018
5 19154756 #756 Inferred
6 19154868 #868 Marketplace December 15, 2017
7 19154956 #956 Marketplace July 10, 2015
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 203.17 (Expected: 288.82, Δ85.65/8.56%)

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Anonymous · October 25, 2022

Serial Number 19154667 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 29, 2021

Serial Number 19154007 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 5, 2020

Serial Number 19154405 was reported as accurate.

cmdraven 3499 · October 21, 2019

Serial Number 19154674 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 14, 2014

Serial Number 19154710 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 14, 2014

Serial Number 19154710 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 18, 2012

Serial Number 19154670 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 317 Pocket Watch