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: 23128132
Grade: 454
Variation: Father Time
Model: 15
Estimated Production Year: 1921
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 31 of 52
Total Production: 64,000
Size: 16s
Jewels: 21j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Signing Style: Casual Script
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Traveling Nut (spring)
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Railroad Grade: Yes
Wind Indicator Available: Yes
Wind Indicator Present: Unknown
U.S. Patents: 77078, 596407
Movement Markings: Elgin Nat'l Watch Co.
U.S.A.
Father Time
21 Jewels
Adjusted 5 Positions
Data Research: 1927/1950 Elgin Serial List

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Anonymous · February 29, 2020

Serial Number 23128132 was reported as accurate.

Seanrh10 2 · July 16, 2019

Serial Number 23128871 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 21, 2019

Serial Number 23128306 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 12, 2018

Serial Number 23128794 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 18, 2017

Serial Number 23128425 was reported as accurate.

oilseed 446 · November 11, 2017

Serial Number 23128425 was reported as accurate.

Rgarst 7 · September 28, 2016

Serial Number 23128865 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 11, 2015

Serial Number 23128188 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 6, 2014

Serial Number 23128982 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 15, 2013

Serial Number 23128466 was reported as accurate.

cornpond 1 · July 18, 2013

Serial Number 23128560 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 3, 2013

Serial Number 23128908 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 12, 2012

Serial Number 23128550 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No Winding Indicator
Elgin Grade 454 Pocket Watch