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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 57 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 57

G.M. Wheeler

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 242421
Grade: 57
Variation: G.M. Wheeler
Model: 1
Class: 4
Estimated Production Year: 1873
Run Quantity: 30
Grade/Model Run: 50 of 87
Grade/Model Total Production: 75,146
Variant Est. Production: 70,346 (18S-M1-11J)
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
Case: Various
Run ID: 221.57G50.18S202.181M199.H220.K217.11J111
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
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1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v52.343
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Registry Population: 1 (3.33%)
$ Estimated Value (12 Month Change): 12.86% Analyzing 364 Sales

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nicnic Supporter 392 ยท May 28, 2021

Serial Number 242421 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 57 Pocket Watch