Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 487

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 33183285
Grade: 487
Model: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1932
Run Quantity: 10,000
Grade/Model Run: 8 of 16
Grade/Model Total Production: 145,000
Size: 4/0s
Jewels: 17j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Plain
Adjusted: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
Data Research: 1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 7 (0.07%)
Database Version: v49.716

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 487

Target Profile: 4/0S-M1-17J-HNP-A

Elgin Grade 487 (All Variations): 145,000 ETP
4/0S: 145,000 100.00%
4/0s, Grade 487
4/0S-M1: 145,000 100.00%
4/0s, Grade 487, Model 1
4/0S-M1-17J: 145,000 100.00%
4/0s, Grade 487, Model 1, 17 Jewels
4/0S-M1-17J-HNP: 145,000 100.00%
4/0s, Grade 487, Model 1, 17 Jewels, Hunting/Pendant/Nickel
4/0S-M1-17J-HNP-A: 145,000 100.00%

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 33181430 #430 Marketplace October 18, 2019
2 33183229 #2229 Marketplace January 25, 2014
3 33184248 #3248 Marketplace March 26, 2019
4 33185630 #4630 Collection October 05, 2020
5 33188910 #7910 Marketplace July 03, 2022
6 33190074 #9074 Marketplace July 30, 2020
7 33190390 #9390 Marketplace January 06, 2014
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 3,549.31 (Expected: 2,886.90, Δ662.42/6.62%)

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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.


Rcardkidz 2788 · October 7, 2019

Serial Number 33181796 was reported as accurate.

Ntimko 38 · September 12, 2019

Serial Number 33186800 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 4, 2013

Serial Number 33181975 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: My movement , with that ser. number is marked 17J
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j to 17j