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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: 29908364
Grade: 478
Variation: B.W. Raymond
Model: 15
Estimated Production Year: 1927
Run Quantity: 3,000
Grade/Model Run: 44 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: Mixed
U.S. Patents: 77078, 596407, 596408
Data Research: 1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v48.129

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Data Verification Reports

29908001
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29911000

jeromeschley 60 · January 9, 2022

Serial Number 29910294 was reported as accurate.

jeromeschley 60 · December 26, 2021

Serial Number 29910294 was reported as accurate.

ebsrods 53 · September 10, 2021

Serial Number 29910474 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Everything correct but mine has wind indicator.
Curator Response: Thanks for the confirmation!

Anonymous · August 28, 2021

Serial Number 29910076 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 7, 2021

Serial Number 29910248 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 23, 2021

Serial Number 29910050 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 20, 2021

Serial Number 29908805 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: No wind indicator.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. The database has been updated accordingly.

Swatchild 20 · January 23, 2021

Serial Number 29910993 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 20, 2021

Serial Number 29909787 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 16, 2020

Serial Number 29909537 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 14, 2020

Serial Number 29909537 was reported as accurate.

skippytwo 10 · June 8, 2020

Serial Number 29909269 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 30, 2020

Serial Number 29908377 was reported as accurate.

Bluejay 178 · October 19, 2019

Serial Number 29910467 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This movement, 29910467, has a wind indicator.
All else is correct.

Anonymous · September 4, 2019

Serial Number 29910860 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 29, 2019

Serial Number 29908293 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 17, 2018

Serial Number 29909112 was reported as accurate.

texnet Supporter 684 · June 5, 2018

Serial Number 29910773 was reported as accurate.

jcammaro 68 · May 8, 2018

Serial Number 29910222 was reported as accurate.

jcammaro 68 · May 5, 2018

Serial Number 29910222 was reported as accurate.

TimeKingJCW 11 · January 16, 2018

Serial Number 29910737 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 15, 2018

Serial Number 29910737 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 8, 2017

Serial Number 29910385 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 3, 2017

Serial Number 29910337 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 5, 2016

Serial Number 29910786 was reported as accurate.

Troush 1 · August 26, 2016

Serial Number 29909829 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 9, 2016

Serial Number 29908322 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 9, 2016

Serial Number 29908322 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 8, 2014

Serial Number 29908668 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 23, 2013

Serial Number 29908668 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 4, 2013

Serial Number 29909922 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: B.W. Raymond 22 jewel movement serial 29909922 was
manufactured late 1929 not 1930
Curator Response: The production year is simply an estimate, usually accurate within a range of +/- 3 years.

Anonymous · April 19, 2013

Serial Number 29908740 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 3, 2013

Serial Number 29910175 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 23, 2013

Serial Number 29910884 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 8, 2012

Serial Number 29910467 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This movement has a winding indicator.

Anonymous · June 15, 2012

Serial Number 29910467 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 478 Pocket Watch