Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 12

M.D. Ogden

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 215315
Grade: 12
Variation: M.D. Ogden
Model: 1
Class: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1873
Run Quantity: 3,000
Grade/Model Run: 28 of 59
Grade/Model Total Production: 70,255
Variant Est. Production: 37,902 (18S-M1-11J-HGK-U-M.D. OGDEN)
Size: 18s
Jewels: 11j
Movement Configuration: Adaptable
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
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 29 (0.97%)
Database Version: v49.708

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 12

Target Profile: 18S-M1-11J-HGK-U-M.D. OGDEN

Elgin Grade 12 (All Variations): 70,255 ETP
18S: 70,255 100.00%
18s, Grade 12
18S-M1: 70,255 100.00%
18s, Grade 12, Model 1
18S-M1-11J: 40,408 57.52%
18s, Grade 12, Model 1, 11 Jewels
Other: 29,847
Other Jewels or Unclassified
18S-M1-11J-HGK: 40,408 57.52%
18s, Grade 12, Model 1, 11 Jewels, Adaptable/Key/Gilt
18S-M1-11J-HGK-U: 40,408 57.52%
18S-M1-11J-HGK-U-M.D. OGDEN: 37,902 53.95%

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 215115 #115 Marketplace May 23, 2020
2 215244 #244 Marketplace November 18, 2013
3 215275 #275 Marketplace December 13, 2012
4
Image Credit: Groovysalsa
215315 #315 Collection March 14, 2015
5
Image Credit: Diverguy64
215925 #925 Collection September 23, 2021
6 216055 #1055 Marketplace August 23, 2017
7 216166 #1166 Marketplace April 22, 2016
8 216196 #1196 Marketplace October 26, 2014
9 216333 #1333 Marketplace August 28, 2018
10 216337 #1337 Marketplace February 03, 2013
11 216477 #1477 Marketplace January 26, 2013
12 216482 #1482 Marketplace December 11, 2014
13 216692 #1692 Marketplace January 16, 2022
14 216848 #1848 Marketplace April 24, 2016
15 216925 #1925 Marketplace June 30, 2022
16 216984 #1984 Marketplace November 03, 2014
17 217089 #2089 Marketplace October 11, 2015
18 217116 #2116 Inferred
19 217131 #2131 Marketplace October 05, 2015
20 217164 #2164 Marketplace November 02, 2013
21 217189 #2189 Marketplace February 25, 2014
22 217333 #2333 Marketplace September 16, 2022
23 217489 #2489 Marketplace March 03, 2016
24 217607 #2607 Inferred
25 217763 #2763 Marketplace May 23, 2022
26 217773 #2773 Marketplace November 06, 2013
27 217877 #2877 Collection March 04, 2019
28 217971 #2971 Marketplace April 21, 2018
29 217976 #2976 Marketplace May 04, 2020
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 851.30 (Expected: 866.17, Δ14.87/0.50%)

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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.


brianwatches 53 · July 7, 2021

Serial Number 215996 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 10, 2020

Serial Number 215353 was reported as accurate.

cmdraven 3539 · April 21, 2018

Serial Number 217971 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 31, 2016

Serial Number 217413 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 21, 2016

Serial Number 217883 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 10, 2016

Serial Number 216848 was reported as accurate.

Groovysalsa 109 · December 15, 2015

Serial Number 215315 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 25, 2015

Serial Number 216457 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement has 11 jewels and is hunting
configuration.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 11j

Anonymous · May 24, 2015

Serial Number 215315 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 11 Jewels
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 11j

GPa212 174 · March 5, 2015

Serial Number 217515 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 11j

Groovysalsa 109 · February 16, 2014

Serial Number 215375 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement configuration is open face
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 11j

Groovysalsa 109 · November 30, 2013

Serial Number 215375 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 11j

Anonymous · April 5, 2013

Serial Number 216565 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 11j

Anonymous · December 15, 2012

Serial Number 216328 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 11j
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch