Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 58 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 58 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 58

H.H. Taylor

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 309556
Grade: 58
Variation: H.H. Taylor
Model: 1
Class: 3
Estimated Production Year: 1873
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 23 of 29
Grade/Model Total Production: 28,454
Variant Est. Production: 11,100 (18S-M1-15J-HGK-A-H.H. TAYLOR)
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Movement Configuration: Adaptable
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Key
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Slow
Regulator: Plain
Adjusted: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
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: 16 (1.60%)
Database Version: v49.708

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 58

Target Profile: 18S-M1-15J-HGK-A-H.H. TAYLOR

Elgin Grade 58 (All Variations): 28,454 ETP
18S: 28,454 100.00%
18s, Grade 58
18S-M1: 28,454 100.00%
18s, Grade 58, Model 1
18S-M1-15J: 28,454 100.00%
18s, Grade 58, Model 1, 15 Jewels
18S-M1-15J-HGK: 28,454 100.00%
18s, Grade 58, Model 1, 15 Jewels, Adaptable/Key/Gilt
18S-M1-15J-HGK-A: 14,580 51.24% Other: 13,874
Other Adjustments or Unclassified
18S-M1-15J-HGK-A-H.H. TAYLOR: 11,100 39.01%

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 309001 #1 Collection January 25, 2018
2 309029 #29 Marketplace January 05, 2015
3 309084 #84 Marketplace December 03, 2018
4 309180 #180 Marketplace April 04, 2013
5 309236 #236 Marketplace September 01, 2014
6 309413 #413 Marketplace August 03, 2021
7 309545 #545 Marketplace April 01, 2020
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Image Credit: pivotkiller
309556 #556 Collection February 26, 2017
9 309592 #592 Marketplace October 18, 2017
10 309735 #735 Inferred
11 309768 #768 Marketplace March 24, 2019
12 309838 #838 Marketplace October 25, 2020
13 309903 #903 Marketplace June 18, 2016
14 309909 #909 Marketplace May 01, 2017
15 309925 #925 Marketplace June 29, 2015
16 309972 #972 Marketplace May 28, 2022
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 344.69 (Expected: 288.82, Δ55.87/5.59%)

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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.


Anonymous · December 16, 2020

Serial Number 309443 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 11, 2020

Serial Number 310000 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 1, 2019

Serial Number 309768 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 31, 2018

Serial Number 309820 was reported as accurate.

pivotkiller 23 · February 26, 2017

Serial Number 309556 was reported as accurate.

ngupaan 95 · April 8, 2016

Serial Number 309909 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Marked "Adjusted"
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · October 3, 2012

Serial Number 309395 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Marked 'ADJUSTED' on top plate
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Elgin Grade 58 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 58 Pocket Watch