Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 455 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 455

B.W. Raymond

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 24954660
Grade: 455
Variation: B.W. Raymond
Model: 15
Estimated Production Year: 1922
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 52 of 52
Grade/Model Total Production: 64,000
Variant Est. Production: 6,000 (16S-M15-19J-ONL-A5PTI-B.W. RAYMOND)
Size: 16s
Jewels: 19j
Jewel Material: Ruby & Sapphire
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Signing Style: Mixed
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
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
Movement Markings: B.W. Raymond
Elgin Nat'l Watch Co.
U.S.A.
19 Jewels
Adjusted 5 Positions
Data Research: 1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 24 (1.20%)
Database Version: v49.701

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 455

Target Profile: 16S-M15-19J-ONL-A5PTI-B.W. RAYMOND

Elgin Grade 455 (All Variations): 64,000 ETP
16S: 64,000 100.00%
16s, Grade 455
16S-M15: 64,000 100.00%
16s, Grade 455, Model 15
16S-M15-19J: 64,000 100.00%
16s, Grade 455, Model 15, 19 Jewels
16S-M15-19J-ONL: 64,000 100.00%
16s, Grade 455, Model 15, 19 Jewels, Openface/Lever/Nickel
16S-M15-19J-ONL-A5PTI: 64,000 100.00%
16S-M15-19J-ONL-A5PTI-B.W. RAYMOND: 6,000 9.38%

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 24953010 #10 Marketplace October 08, 2015
2 24953022 #22 Marketplace September 25, 2017
3 24953160 #160 Marketplace June 02, 2016
4 24953175 #175 Marketplace May 22, 2022
5 24953270 #270 Collection July 19, 2019
6 24953405 #405 Inferred
7 24953662 #662 Marketplace January 04, 2019
8 24953817 #817 Collection August 16, 2018
9 24953854 #854 Marketplace June 15, 2020
10 24953874 #874 Marketplace September 16, 2018
11
Image Credit: d2hensley
24953885 #885 Collection March 17, 2018
12 24953946 #946 Marketplace September 24, 2013
13 24953988 #988 Collection November 08, 2014
14
Image Credit: tjlonghi18
24954105 #1105 Collection October 28, 2014
15 24954298 #1298 Marketplace November 03, 2022
16
Image Credit: Chronified
24954323 #1323 Collection October 05, 2016
17 24954394 #1394 Collection July 14, 2015
18 24954530 #1530 Marketplace July 25, 2013
19 24954588 #1588 Collection April 10, 2020
20 24954620 #1620 Marketplace November 11, 2019
21 24954660 #1660 Collection January 07, 2017
22 24954774 #1774 Marketplace April 19, 2016
23 24954853 #1853 Collection September 15, 2013
24 24954995 #1995 Marketplace April 27, 2016
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 609.06 (Expected: 577.49, Δ31.56/1.58%)

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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.


Jackson2 2 · August 24, 2022

Serial Number 24953374 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 21, 2021

Serial Number 24954570 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 22, 2020

Serial Number 24954944 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 26, 2020

Serial Number 24954944 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 26, 2020

Serial Number 24954944 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 16, 2018

Serial Number 24953874 was reported as accurate.

boyzndad 1 · August 16, 2018

Serial Number 24953817 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 26, 2018

Serial Number 24954219 was reported as accurate.

d2hensley 19 · March 17, 2018

Serial Number 24953885 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 29, 2018

Serial Number 24954105 was reported as accurate.

ScCobra 1 · January 7, 2017

Serial Number 24954660 was reported as accurate.

ScCobra 1 · January 7, 2017

Serial Number 24954660 was reported as accurate.

Barkleydee 13 · January 2, 2017

Serial Number 24954735 was reported as accurate.

Chronified Supporter 193 · October 5, 2016

Serial Number 24954323 was reported as accurate.

Orchidman369 18 · September 29, 2016

Serial Number 24953374 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 22, 2016

Serial Number 24953441 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 1, 2016

Serial Number 24953160 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 3, 2016

Serial Number 24954995 was reported as accurate.

jsppgp 2 · March 1, 2016

Serial Number 24953405 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 28, 2016

Serial Number 24953099 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 7, 2015

Serial Number 24954394 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 9, 2015

Serial Number 24953351 was reported as accurate.

diegroorozco 1 · November 8, 2014

Serial Number 24953988 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 8, 2014

Serial Number 24953988 was reported as accurate.

tjlonghi18 2 · October 28, 2014

Serial Number 24954105 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 13, 2013

Serial Number 24954539 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: not wind indicator

Anonymous · September 29, 2012

Serial Number 24953727 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 14, 2012

Serial Number 24953937 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No winding indicator
Elgin Grade 455 Pocket Watch