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: 28724974
Grade: 478
Model: 15
Estimated Production Year: 1926
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 33 of 90
Total Production: 185,400
Size: 16s
Jewels: 21j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Ball
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Railroad Grade: Yes
Wind Indicator Available: Yes
Wind Indicator Present: Unknown
U.S. Patents: 77078, 596407, 596408
Data Research: 1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 22 (1.10%)
Database Version: v49.391

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 478

Target Profile: 16S-M15-21J-ONL-A5P

Elgin Grade 478 (All Variations): 185,400 ETP
16S: 185,400 100.00%
16s, Grade 478
16S-M15: 185,400 100.00%
16s, Grade 478, Model 15
16S-M15-21J: 185,400 100.00%
16s, Grade 478, Model 15, 21 Jewels
16S-M15-21J-ONL: 172,400 92.99%
16s, Grade 478, Model 15, 21 Jewels, Openface/Lever/Nickel
Other: 13,000
Other Configs or Unclassified
16S-M15-21J-ONL-A5P: 170,400 91.91% Other: 2,000
Other Adjustments or Unclassified

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 28724037 #37 Marketplace October 23, 2021
2 28724353 #353 Marketplace October 28, 2022
3 28724398 #398 Collection January 13, 2015
4 28724509 #509 Collection March 04, 2016
5 28724543 #543 Marketplace October 07, 2017
6 28724694 #694 Marketplace August 12, 2013
7 28724771 #771 Marketplace September 11, 2013
8 28724868 #868 Marketplace February 27, 2021
9 28724974 #974 Collection December 26, 2020
10 28725031 #1031 Marketplace December 21, 2014
11 28725080 #1080 Marketplace September 03, 2014
12 28725241 #1241 Marketplace January 23, 2022
13 28725538 #1538 Collection July 19, 2019
14 28725575 #1575 Marketplace February 11, 2013
15 28725587 #1587 Marketplace November 18, 2021
16 28725606 #1606 Marketplace July 10, 2014
17 28725695 #1695 Marketplace June 12, 2014
18 28725827 #1827 Marketplace March 23, 2015
19 28725834 #1834 Marketplace April 17, 2018
20 28725851 #1851 Collection December 05, 2013
21 28725866 #1866 Marketplace January 19, 2022
22 28725898 #1898 Marketplace July 22, 2016
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 586.14 (Expected: 577.49, Δ8.65/0.43%)

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Anonymous · October 27, 2021

Serial Number 28724037 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 4, 2021

Serial Number 28725730 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 26, 2020

Serial Number 28725730 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 7, 2020

Serial Number 28725730 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 30, 2020

Serial Number 28725730 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 18, 2019

Serial Number 28725731 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 2, 2018

Serial Number 28725183 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 17, 2018

Serial Number 28724252 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 28, 2018

Serial Number 28724241 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 23, 2017

Serial Number 28725288 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 9, 2017

Serial Number 28725556 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 2, 2017

Serial Number 28725898 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 9, 2016

Serial Number 28724252 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 23, 2016

Serial Number 28724192 was reported as accurate.

dfchong 837 · March 4, 2016

Serial Number 28724509 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 20, 2015

Serial Number 28724252 was reported as accurate.

harris498 50 · February 1, 2015

Serial Number 28724398 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 25, 2014

Serial Number 28725606 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 1, 2014

Serial Number 28725999 was reported as accurate.

darkstar 246 · January 16, 2014

Serial Number 28724448 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 14, 2014

Serial Number 28725025 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 1, 2014

Serial Number 28725776 was reported as accurate.

Wrstratton 134 · December 16, 2013

Serial Number 28725851 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Mine does not have a wind indicator.

Wrstratton 134 · November 29, 2013

Serial Number 28725851 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 18, 2012

Serial Number 28724691 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 478 Pocket Watch