Pocket Watch Database
Access Date: November 29, 2023
From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin National Watch Co.
|Manufacturer Location:||Elgin, Illinois|
|Movement Serial Number:||28228389|
|Estimated Production Year:||1925|
|Grade/Model Run:||24 of 65|
|Grade/Model Total Production:||169,000|
|Variant Est. Production:||166,000 (12S-M4-17J-ONP-A)|
|Adjusted to Temperature:||No|
|U.S. Patents:||77078, 596407|
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
|PWDB Absolute Rarity Index: |
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
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Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
|Share of Production: |
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
|Registry Population:||15 (0.50%)|
Production Metrics Tree: Grade 479
Target Profile: 12S-M4-17J-ONP-A
|Elgin Grade 479 (All Variations): 169,000 ETP|
|12S: 169,000 100.00%
12s, Grade 479
|12S-M4: 169,000 100.00%
12s, Grade 479, Model 4
|12S-M4-17J: 169,000 100.00%
12s, Grade 479, Model 4, 17 Jewels
|12S-M4-17J-ONP: 169,000 100.00%
12s, Grade 479, Model 4, 17 Jewels, Openface/Pendant/Nickel
|12S-M4-17J-ONP-A: 166,000 98.22%||Other: 3,000
Other Adjustments or Unclassified
Population Registry for This Run
|Image||Serial Number||Run Position||Primary Identification Method||Discovery Date|
There are 15 watches in the population registry for this run with 3 images.
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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.
Laffite 14 · September 21, 2022
Serial Number 28228389 was reported as accurate.
MoatsJustin1 top-contributor 3927 · July 29, 2021
Serial Number 28228176 was reported as accurate.
Artworks 8 · March 31, 2017
Serial Number 28229768 was reported as accurate.
Anonymous · August 5, 2012
Serial Number 28228777 was reported as inaccurate.
my Movment is 12S Diameter 39,79mm, 4th model, is
cased in a Elgin Streamline Case.