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

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 58

H.H. Taylor

Private Label(s) in Run:

M. Warden. - Bradform, Vt.
S & T Child - Philadelphia
Geo W. Luce - Xenia, Ohio
A H Catheart - Marshall, Mich

What is a Private Label?
Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 328019
Grade: 58
Variation: Special
Model: 1
Class: 3
Estimated Production Year: 1874
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 24 of 29
Grade/Model Total Production: 28,454
Variant Est. Production: 1,000 (18S-M1-15J-HGK-U-SPECIAL)
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
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
Run ID: 306.58G24.18S286.181M266.H305.K285.15J77
Database Version: v52.107
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
85.06
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
33.05
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.056%
Registry Population: 12 (1.20%)
Research Note: Cutout Balance Bridge. 1896 Material Catalog designates run as "Taylor."

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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.


Rickhufnagel7 Top Contributor Elgin Expert Hampden Expert Supporter 617 · January 15, 2022

Serial Number 328129 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Rickhufnagel7 Top Contributor Elgin Expert Hampden Expert Supporter 617 · January 3, 2021

Serial Number 328185 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · March 13, 2019

Serial Number 328344 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · November 21, 2018

Serial Number 328090 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Smiths7 6 · June 6, 2018

Serial Number 328431 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

LeroyC 392 · September 3, 2013

Serial Number 328324 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement marked 'S & T Child. Philadelphia' not
'G.M. Wheeler' on this S/N
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 57 to 58
Jewels changed from 11j to 15j

Anonymous · October 2, 2012

Serial Number 328364 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 57 to 58
Jewels changed from 11j to 15j
Elgin Grade 58 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 58 Pocket Watch