Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 478 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 478

B.W. Raymond

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 28029963
Grade: 478
Variation: B.W. Raymond
Model: 15
Estimated Production Year: 1925
Run Quantity: 3,000
Grade/Model Run: 27 of 91
Grade/Model Total Production: 185,400
Variant Est. Production: 171,400 (16S-M15-21J-ONL-A5PTI)
Size: 16s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Signing Style: Mixed
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Ball
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Wind Indicator Available: Yes
Wind Indicator Present: Mixed
U.S. Patents: 77078, 596407, 596408
Movement Markings: B.W. Raymond
Elgin Nat'l. Watch Co.
U.S.A.
21 Jewels
Adjusted 5 Positions
Case: Various
Run ID: 12818.478G27.16S3269.1615M250.O5867.L2361.21J357
Data Research: 1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v52.335
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
558.20
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
215.65
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.366%
Registry Population: 30 (1.00%)
$ Estimated Value (12 Month Change): 3.90% Analyzing 1,545 Sales

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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.


pmtime Supporter 510 · November 16, 2021

Serial Number 28028964 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Listed information is correct. Additionally, has
screw-down gold jewel settings (GJS).
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. The database has been updated accordingly.

Anonymous · May 22, 2021

Serial Number 28029860 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 22, 2020

Serial Number 28030933 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 19, 2020

Serial Number 28030365 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 12, 2020

Serial Number 28028948 was reported as accurate.

Swoop7 23 · March 26, 2020

Serial Number 28028063 was reported as accurate.

Swoop7 23 · March 26, 2020

Serial Number 28028063 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 23, 2020

Serial Number 28028829 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 13, 2019

Serial Number 28030939 was reported as accurate.

dfchong 837 · February 6, 2019

Serial Number 28029905 was reported as accurate.

dfchong 837 · February 4, 2019

Serial Number 28029905 was reported as accurate.

vman68 3 · March 21, 2018

Serial Number 28028960 was reported as accurate.

Joerealtor 74 · February 16, 2018

Serial Number 28029905 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: has wind indicator

Anonymous · February 4, 2018

Serial Number 28030212 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 19, 2018

Serial Number 28028960 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 8, 2017

Serial Number 28029352 was reported as accurate.

ticker32 Supporter 88 · August 27, 2017

Serial Number 28030205 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 5, 2017

Serial Number 28029134 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 4, 2017

Serial Number 28029749 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 22, 2017

Serial Number 28030557 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 27, 2016

Serial Number 28030256 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 23, 2016

Serial Number 28029264 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 2, 2016

Serial Number 28030570 was reported as accurate.

barelymoving555 56 · November 23, 2015

Serial Number 28030287 was reported as accurate.

Gasperoff Supporter 727 · August 16, 2015

Serial Number 28028920 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 13, 2015

Serial Number 28029221 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 6, 2015

Serial Number 28028707 was reported as accurate.

redsox1 74 · November 20, 2014

Serial Number 28030811 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 6, 2014

Serial Number 28030564 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 6, 2014

Serial Number 28030564 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 4, 2014

Serial Number 28030636 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 28, 2014

Serial Number 28029016 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 27, 2013

Serial Number 28028267 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 26, 2013

Serial Number 28028267 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 4, 2013

Serial Number 28028400 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 2, 2013

Serial Number 28030805 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 30, 2012

Serial Number 28029361 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 30, 2012

Serial Number 28029361 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 1, 2012

Serial Number 28029338 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 18, 2012

Serial Number 28029720 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 478 Pocket Watch