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

Private Label(s) in Run:
Charles Fichtel - Philadelphia
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Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 325092
Grade: 12
Variation: Chas. Fargo
Model: 1
Class: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1874
Run Quantity: 386
Grade/Model Run: 42 of 59
Grade/Model Total Production: 70,255
Variant Est. Production: 16,347 (18S-M1-7J-HGK-U-CHAS. FARGO)
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: 3 (0.78%)
Database Version: v49.716
Research Note: #325150: Private Label for Charles Fichtel, Philadelphia (Cutout Bridge)

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: 24,847 35.37%
18s, Grade 12, Model 1, 7 Jewels
Other: 45,408
Other Jewels or Unclassified
18S-M1-7J-HGK: 24,847 35.37%
18s, Grade 12, Model 1, 7 Jewels, Adaptable/Key/Gilt
18S-M1-7J-HGK-U: 24,847 35.37%
18S-M1-7J-HGK-U-CHAS. FARGO: 16,347 23.27%

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 325006 #6 Marketplace May 08, 2014
2
Image Credit: Rickhufnagel7
325092 #92 Collection March 02, 2021
3 325229 #229 Marketplace July 16, 2020
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 112.47 (Expected: 111.57, Δ0.89/0.23%)

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Verification Reports for this Run

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Anonymous ยท July 5, 2012

Serial Number 325252 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch