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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 74 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 74 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 74

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 3429636
Grade: 74
Model: 5
Class: 10
Estimated Production Year: 1889
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 19 of 70
Grade/Model Total Production: 159,000
Size: 18s
Jewels: 11j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Plain
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078, 347272, 345619
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 14 (0.70%)
Database Version: v49.712

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 74

Target Profile: 18S-M5-11J-OGP-U

Elgin Grade 74 (All Variations): 159,000 ETP
18S: 159,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 74
18S-M5: 159,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 74, Model 5
18S-M5-11J: 159,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 74, Model 5, 11 Jewels
18S-M5-11J-OGP: 159,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 74, Model 5, 11 Jewels, Openface/Pendant/Gilt
18S-M5-11J-OGP-U: 159,000 100.00%

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 3428062 #62 Marketplace January 01, 2017
2 3428110 #110 Marketplace November 09, 2012
3 3428142 #142 Marketplace February 21, 2016
4 3428644 #644 Marketplace July 30, 2016
5 3428857 #857 Marketplace June 13, 2013
6 3428891 #891 Collection May 29, 2017
7 3428896 #896 Marketplace March 05, 2018
8 3429072 #1072 Marketplace February 05, 2022
9 3429177 #1177 Marketplace January 19, 2015
10 3429248 #1248 Marketplace September 11, 2021
11 3429530 #1530 Marketplace March 21, 2016
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Image Credit: afilter
3429636 #1636 Collection January 03, 2023
13 3429721 #1721 Marketplace February 27, 2013
14 3429841 #1841 Marketplace February 03, 2015
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 593.97 (Expected: 577.49, Δ16.47/0.82%)

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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.


Anonymous · April 25, 2022

Serial Number 3429907 was reported as accurate.

KyleHampden 12 · December 21, 2021

Serial Number 3429470 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Mine is nickel finish and lever set
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection for further evaluation and documentation.

cmdraven 3542 · September 8, 2021

Serial Number 3429248 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 10, 2012

Serial Number 3428110 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 74 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 74 Pocket Watch