Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 12

Chas. Fargo

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 282785
Grade: 12
Variation: Chas. Fargo
Model: 1
Class: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1873
Run Quantity: 4,000
Grade/Model Run: 37 of 59
Total Production: 70,255
Size: 18s
Jewels: 7j
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
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Database Version: v48.508

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Anonymous · December 22, 2021

Serial Number 281884 was reported as accurate.

Jwatch73 25 · August 29, 2019

Serial Number 280537 was reported as accurate.

bubba70 543 · May 12, 2019

Serial Number 281840 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 6, 2018

Serial Number 281249 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 27, 2018

Serial Number 280673 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 5, 2017

Serial Number 282540 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 17, 2017

Serial Number 281455 was reported as accurate.

rtwatches 943 · August 21, 2017

Serial Number 282731 was reported as accurate.

EJpocket 5 · April 13, 2017

Serial Number 281003 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · April 2, 2017

Serial Number 282575 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 6, 2016

Serial Number 282573 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 30, 2016

Serial Number 283888 was reported as accurate.

cmdraven 3441 · July 9, 2016

Serial Number 280706 was reported as accurate.

jerrydk7 227 · May 21, 2014

Serial Number 280600 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 13, 2014

Serial Number 280397 was reported as accurate.

sangamo 20 · September 14, 2013

Serial Number 280673 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 14, 2013

Serial Number 283356 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 28, 2013

Serial Number 282656 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · April 5, 2013

Serial Number 283213 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 1, 2013

Serial Number 281653 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movemeng signed Chas. Fargo

Anonymous · February 1, 2013

Serial Number 281399 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Chas Fargo

Anonymous · January 16, 2013

Serial Number 283255 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement marked 'CHAS. FARGO.' not 'M.D. OGDEN'

Anonymous · October 29, 2012

Serial Number 283015 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 30, 2012

Serial Number 282406 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch