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

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 36529
Grade: 58
Variation: H.H. Taylor
Model: 1
Class: 3
Estimated Production Year: 1869
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 8 of 29
Grade/Model Total Production: 28,454
Variant Est. Production: 11,904 (18S-M1-15J-HGK-U-H.H. TAYLOR)
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: 18 (0.90%)
Database Version: v49.712

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 58

Target Profile: 18S-M1-15J-HGK-U-H.H. TAYLOR

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-H.H. TAYLOR: 11,904 41.84%

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 36014 #14 Inferred
2 36097 #97 Collection July 22, 2017
3 36157 #157 Collection March 08, 2017
4 36170 #170 Inferred
5 36257 #257 Inferred
6 36382 #382 Collection June 28, 2015
7
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36529 #529 Collection July 01, 2021
8 36870 #870 Collection May 10, 2016
9 36891 #891 Collection June 29, 2015
10 36920 #920 Collection May 19, 2015
11 37031 #1031 Inferred
12
Image Credit: Techguy73
37198 #1198 Collection August 30, 2018
13 37251 #1251 Inferred
14 37366 #1366 Inferred
15 37429 #1429 Collection November 18, 2022
16
Image Credit: mlat2012
37775 #1775 Collection September 30, 2018
17 37905 #1905 Collection December 12, 2017
18 38000 #2000 Inferred
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 643.85 (Expected: 577.49, Δ66.36/3.32%)

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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.


23Greenwich Supporter 158 · October 29, 2022

Serial Number 37429 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 18, 2022

Serial Number 37429 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 13, 2021

Serial Number 36007 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 21, 2021

Serial Number 37567 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 10, 2021

Serial Number 36762 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 15, 2020

Serial Number 37258 was reported as accurate.

BStodds 5 · February 8, 2020

Serial Number 36859 was reported as accurate.

Techguy73 4 · November 25, 2019

Serial Number 37198 was reported as accurate.

Wahlquist 1 · November 26, 2017

Serial Number 37071 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement setting is lever not key
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. This movement was produced before a lever-setting mechanism was available on Elgin watches. Please double-check the serial number on the movement.

Anonymous · October 31, 2017

Serial Number 37148 was reported as accurate.

Jamesrodgers1969 1 · April 8, 2017

Serial Number 37709 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 8, 2016

Serial Number 36687 was reported as accurate.

Stlcoin 26 · May 10, 2016

Serial Number 36870 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 1, 2016

Serial Number 36713 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 12, 2016

Serial Number 37194 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 19, 2015

Serial Number 37941 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 28, 2015

Serial Number 37518 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · September 26, 2014

Serial Number 36830 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 20, 2014

Serial Number 36836 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 20, 2014

Serial Number 36836 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 19, 2014

Serial Number 36836 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 20, 2014

Serial Number 37513 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 16, 2013

Serial Number 36176 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 10, 2013

Serial Number 37907 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 15, 2013

Serial Number 36479 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 24, 2013

Serial Number 37451 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 24, 2013

Serial Number 37451 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 23, 2013

Serial Number 37308 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 1, 2012

Serial Number 37290 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 20, 2012

Serial Number 36260 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 3, 2012

Serial Number 37024 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 58 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 58 Pocket Watch