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

Private Label(s) in Run:
M. Warden. - Bradform, Vt. // S & T Child - Philadelphia // Geo W. Luce - Xenia, Ohio // A H Catheart - Marshall, Mich
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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
Total Production: 28,454
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: 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: 11 (1.10%)
Database Version: v49.391
Research Note: Cutout Balance Bridge. 1896 Material Catalog designates run as "Taylor."

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 58

Target Profile: 18S-M1-15J-HGK-U-SPECIAL

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-U: 13,874 48.76% Other: 14,580
Other Adjustments or Unclassified
18S-M1-15J-HGK-U-SPECIAL: 1,000 3.51% Other: 12,874
Other Variants or Unclassified

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 328019 #19 Collection October 23, 2017
2 328024 #24 Marketplace February 07, 2014
3 328088 #88 Marketplace June 03, 2018
4 328090 #90 Marketplace May 20, 2018
5 328172 #172 Marketplace December 24, 2015
6 328288 #288 Marketplace April 14, 2017
7 328300 #300 Marketplace August 01, 2016
8 328451 #451 Collection June 06, 2018
9 328497 #497 Marketplace October 18, 2015
10 328591 #591 Marketplace October 02, 2014
11 328902 #902 Marketplace April 07, 2018
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 277.14 (Expected: 288.82, Δ11.68/1.17%)

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Data Verification Reports

328001
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329000

Rickhufnagel7 Top Contributor Elgin Expert Hampden Expert Supporter 614 · January 15, 2022

Serial Number 328129 was reported as accurate.

Rickhufnagel7 Top Contributor Elgin Expert Hampden Expert Supporter 614 · January 3, 2021

Serial Number 328185 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 13, 2019

Serial Number 328344 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · November 21, 2018

Serial Number 328090 was reported as accurate.

Smiths7 6 · June 6, 2018

Serial Number 328431 was reported as accurate.

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
Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes

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
Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
Elgin Grade 58 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 58 Pocket Watch