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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 70 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 70

B.W. Raymond

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 336277
Grade: 70
Variation: B.W. Raymond
Model: 2
Class: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1874
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 4 of 53
Grade/Model Total Production: 74,500
Variant Est. Production: 51,988 (18S-M2-15J-HGL-A2P-B.W. RAYMOND)
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Wind Mechanism:Transitional
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Moseley
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 2
Adjusted to Temperature: No
Adjustment Tolerance: [21] 2P +/- 15 s/24hrs., Temp. +/- 8 s/16hrs., Reg. +/- 5 s/24hrs.
Railroad Grade: Yes
U.S. Patents: 77078
Case: Various
Run ID: 312.70G4.18S291.182M23.H311.L23.15J78
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v52.334
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
224.30
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
86.62
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.147%
Registry Population: 34 (1.70%)
$ Estimated Value (12 Month Change): -3.47% Analyzing 340 Sales

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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.


Dave895 Supporter 94 · April 27, 2023

Serial Number 335122 was reported as accurate.

Dave895 Supporter 94 · April 27, 2023

Serial Number 335122 was reported as accurate.

Laffite 14 · September 20, 2022

Serial Number 336277 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 19, 2022

Serial Number 336277 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 11, 2022

Serial Number 336485 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

cmdraven 4006 · April 8, 2022

Serial Number 336494 was reported as accurate.

Rickhufnagel7 Top Contributor Elgin Expert Hampden Expert Supporter 617 · June 28, 2020

Serial Number 335547 was reported as accurate.

bubba70 543 · September 19, 2019

Serial Number 335827 was reported as accurate.

bubba70 543 · September 19, 2019

Serial Number 335827 was reported as accurate.

Rickhufnagel7 Top Contributor Elgin Expert Hampden Expert Supporter 617 · September 12, 2019

Serial Number 335827 was reported as accurate.

Rickhufnagel7 Top Contributor Elgin Expert Hampden Expert Supporter 617 · July 31, 2019

Serial Number 336164 was reported as accurate.

Rickhufnagel7 Top Contributor Elgin Expert Hampden Expert Supporter 617 · June 22, 2019

Serial Number 336106 was reported as accurate.

Rickhufnagel7 Top Contributor Elgin Expert Hampden Expert Supporter 617 · June 22, 2019

Serial Number 336505 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 3, 2019

Serial Number 336106 was reported as accurate.

Rickhufnagel7 Top Contributor Elgin Expert Hampden Expert Supporter 617 · December 26, 2018

Serial Number 335390 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Key or pendant wind, lever set. Factory
transitional.

wmike565 Supporter 115 · May 6, 2018

Serial Number 336338 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 16, 2017

Serial Number 336445 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 5, 2017

Serial Number 336916 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 27, 2017

Serial Number 336278 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 10, 2016

Serial Number 335781 was reported as accurate.

aelgtoer 15 · December 19, 2015

Serial Number 335037 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This serial number is one of 17j. See below
ial Number SN Range Quanty Name Year grade size
code jewels Adj/reg/etc.
-------------- -------- ------ ---- ---- -----
---- ------ ------ ------------
335037 335001 2000 BWR 1875 70*
18s hfg2l 15-17j Adj
1137 of 17 jewels; 2137 of Elgin patent
regulator
Curator Response: After reviewing this watch listing on eBay, I can confirm it is indeed a 15j, not 17j, as suggested.

Anonymous · June 27, 2014

Serial Number 335048 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · June 27, 2014

Serial Number 335048 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 27, 2014

Serial Number 335048 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 15, 2013

Serial Number 336088 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: MINE IS A TRANSITION MODEL. KW/KS.

Anonymous · February 25, 2013

Serial Number 336624 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 70 Pocket Watch