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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: 23885205
Grade: 454
Model: 15
Estimated Production Year: 1921
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 40 of 52
Total Production: 64,000
Size: 16s
Jewels: 21j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
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: Mixed
U.S. Patents: 77078, 596407
Data Research: 1927/1950 Elgin Serial List

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Anonymous · August 26, 2020

Serial Number 23886189 was reported as accurate.

Joef21 159 · July 1, 2020

Serial Number 23886596 was reported as accurate.

viclip 22 · January 12, 2020

Serial Number 23886672 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Winding Indicator is indeed present

Rxxxxk 1 · April 15, 2018

Serial Number 23885058 was reported as accurate.

Joef21 159 · July 8, 2013

Serial Number 23886596 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 10, 2013

Serial Number 23886910 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Father Time----Yes
No winding indicator

Anonymous · March 18, 2013

Serial Number 23885169 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No winding indicator

Anonymous · February 10, 2013

Serial Number 23885205 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: no winding indicator

Anonymous · January 18, 2013

Serial Number 23885749 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Not a wind indicator

Anonymous · January 9, 2013

Serial Number 23886362 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No Winding Indicator

Anonymous · December 17, 2012

Serial Number 23886130 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 17, 2012

Serial Number 23886130 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 11, 2012

Serial Number 23886130 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 3, 2012

Serial Number 23.886.130 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 13, 2012

Serial Number 23886330 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 18, 2012

Serial Number 23886892 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 454 Pocket Watch