Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 454 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 454

Father Time

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 20407544
Grade: 454
Variation: Father Time
Model: 15
Estimated Production Year: 1918
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 2 of 52
Grade/Model Total Production: 64,000
Size: 16s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Material: Ruby & Sapphire
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Traveling Nut (spring)
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Railroad Grade Classification: Class A
Wind Indicator: No
U.S. Patents: 77078, 596407, 596408
Data Research: 1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Run ID: 10285.454G2.16S2530.1615M103.O4181.L2175.21J251
Database Version: v52.235
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
192.69
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
74.40
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.126%
Registry Population: 15 (1.50%)
$ Estimated Value (12 Month Change): -2.64% Analyzing 620 Sales

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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 · December 9, 2018

Serial Number 20407607 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

JimBob 13 · November 7, 2018

Serial Number 20407129 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 24, 2017

Serial Number 20407129 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 30, 2016

Serial Number 20407800 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 25, 2015

Serial Number 20407536 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 24, 2015

Serial Number 20407536 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 26, 2012

Serial Number 20407774 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 20407774 is a Father Time but without a winding
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Elgin Grade 454 Pocket Watch