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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 57 Pocket Watch Movement

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 57

G.M. Wheeler

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 198955
Grade: 57
Variation: G.M. Wheeler
Model: 1
Class: 4
Estimated Production Year: 1872
Run Quantity: 5,000
Grade/Model Run: 36 of 87
Total Production: 75,146
Size: 18s
Jewels: 11j
Movement Configuration: Either
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Key
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Slow
Regulator: Plain
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
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Anonymous · September 3, 2020

Serial Number 196622 was reported as accurate.

cfergyjr 10 · April 10, 2020

Serial Number 199025 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 20, 2020

Serial Number 197178 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 27, 2019

Serial Number 197222 was reported as accurate.

esoxhunter 112 · June 8, 2019

Serial Number 198907 was reported as accurate.

bubba70 526 · April 1, 2019

Serial Number 198303 was reported as accurate.

bubba70 526 · March 29, 2019

Serial Number 198303 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 13, 2019

Serial Number 199211 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · March 10, 2019

Serial Number 195026 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · March 4, 2019

Serial Number 196420 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 1, 2018

Serial Number 197073 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 28, 2018

Serial Number 195846 was reported as accurate.

WLBelkriver33 804 · October 8, 2018

Serial Number 198343 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 6, 2018

Serial Number 195642 was reported as accurate.

Automatic 200 · April 21, 2018

Serial Number 198491 was reported as accurate.

ruthaustin 2 · April 18, 2018

Serial Number 197666 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 8, 2018

Serial Number 199056 was reported as accurate.

Dannan 2 · March 1, 2018

Serial Number 195881 was reported as accurate.

Just4orfun 117 · February 26, 2018

Serial Number 198237 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 8, 2018

Serial Number 196349 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · December 18, 2017

Serial Number 195065 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 27, 2017

Serial Number 196241 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 24, 2017

Serial Number 196241 was reported as accurate.

RacerX 5 · September 1, 2017

Serial Number 195902 was reported as accurate.

RacerX 5 · August 19, 2017

Serial Number 195902 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 6, 2017

Serial Number 197709 was reported as accurate.

billkov 66 · April 20, 2017

Serial Number 198955 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 3, 2017

Serial Number 196506 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 13j to 11j

Just4orfun 117 · October 25, 2016

Serial Number 198237 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 13j to 11j

Just4orfun 117 · July 25, 2016

Serial Number 198237 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 13j to 11j

daddo46 940 · July 8, 2015

Serial Number 196428 was reported as accurate.

daddo46 940 · July 8, 2015

Serial Number 196428 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 12, 2015

Serial Number 197329 was reported as accurate.

daddo46 940 · March 10, 2015

Serial Number 196428 was reported as accurate.

schwan 178 · January 2, 2015

Serial Number 198288 was reported as accurate.

brentel 19 · December 18, 2014

Serial Number 199249 was reported as accurate.

LostDutchman 39 · October 17, 2014

Serial Number 199005 was reported as accurate.

jm8266 1 · December 11, 2013

Serial Number 197516 was reported as accurate.

TicktockJoe 8 · November 11, 2013

Serial Number 197876 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 16, 2013

Serial Number 198411 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 5, 2013

Serial Number 197758 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 21, 2013

Serial Number 195736 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 22, 2013

Serial Number 198050 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · March 22, 2013

Serial Number 196123 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 29, 2012

Serial Number 198378 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 20, 2012

Serial Number 198540 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 22, 2012

Serial Number 198420 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · August 15, 2012

Serial Number 197534 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 6, 2012

Serial Number 197534 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 8, 2012

Serial Number 196289 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 3, 2012

Serial Number 199355 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 57 Pocket Watch Movement