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: 283155
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
Registry Population: 24 (0.60%)
Database Version: v49.432

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 12

Target Profile: 18S-M1-7J-HGK-U-CHAS. FARGO

Elgin Grade 12 (All Variations): 70,255 ETP
18S: 70,255 100.00%
18s, Grade 12
18S-M1: 70,255 100.00%
18s, Grade 12, Model 1
18S-M1-7J: 29,847 42.48%
18s, Grade 12, Model 1, 7 Jewels
Other: 40,408
Other Jewels or Unclassified
18S-M1-7J-HGK: 29,847 42.48%
18s, Grade 12, Model 1, 7 Jewels, Adaptable/Key/Gilt
18S-M1-7J-HGK-U: 29,847 42.48%
18S-M1-7J-HGK-U-CHAS. FARGO: 16,347 23.27% Other: 13,500
Other Variants or Unclassified

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 280018 #18 Inferred
2 280045 #45 Marketplace February 11, 2017
3 280424 #424 Marketplace July 28, 2013
4 280442 #442 Marketplace January 05, 2014
5 280481 #481 Marketplace October 15, 2022
6 280564 #564 Marketplace August 07, 2019
7 280587 #587 Marketplace January 05, 2015
8 280600 #600 Marketplace May 07, 2014
9 280673 #673 Marketplace September 13, 2013
10 280706 #706 Marketplace July 09, 2016
11 280748 #748 Marketplace April 13, 2014
12 280796 #796 Marketplace March 02, 2014
13 280868 #868 Marketplace June 07, 2013
14 281222 #1222 Marketplace August 18, 2019
15 281467 #1467 Marketplace May 17, 2021
16 281596 #1596 Marketplace December 09, 2012
17 281692 #1692 Marketplace August 07, 2019
18 281704 #1704 Marketplace January 13, 2014
19 281937 #1937 Marketplace April 01, 2018
20 281963 #1963 Inferred
21 282120 #2120 Marketplace February 11, 2021
22 282226 #2226 Marketplace August 08, 2022
23 282785 #2785 Collection July 03, 2020
24 283155 #3155 Collection January 21, 2013
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 850.78 (Expected: 1,154.84, Δ304.07/7.60%)

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Data Verification Reports

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284000

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 3507 · 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