Pocket Watch Database
From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin National Watch Co.
Experimental/Special Run - Please see research notes.
Private Label(s) in Run:
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Mermod, Jaccard & Co.
|Manufacturer Location:||Elgin, Illinois|
|Movement Serial Number:||375031|
|Estimated Production Year:||1874|
|Grade/Model Run:||3 of 3|
1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Research Note: Factory serial lists designate run as Grade 23 "Frances Rubie." However, after a small batch of Frances Rubie movements, the run is composed of experimental and special order movements.
#375010: Verified as Frances Rubie.
#375028 and #375030: Verified as having features consistent with the 16-Size Model 4 Grade 83.
#375031: Verified as 16-Size Model 4 "Chronograph" featuring a unique timer mechanism added to movement [Heritage Auctions].
#375258: Verified as 18s Private Label for Mermod Jaccard & Co.
#375335 and #375366: Reported as 18s Private Label for Mermod Jaccard & Co.
#375767: Verified as Unfinished 18-Size Model 8 Prototype with 23 Jewels (Gold Jewel Settings, Wheels, and Screws are all in an unfinished state) [JH April 2021].
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Data Verification Reports
pocketwatch101 111 · November 20, 2019
Serial Number 375028 was reported as inaccurate.
Sz16. All the of this version Elgin Doctors Watch
are listed as. Sz16, Grd84, Model 4, Lever Set.
The have a sweep second hand. Aparently,
Sn375028 the is a break in Sn's for Elgin.
Anonymous · May 26, 2013
Serial Number 375084 was reported as inaccurate.
Anonymous · August 30, 2012
Serial Number 375001 was reported as inaccurate.
Anonymous · June 25, 2012
Serial Number 375082 was reported as inaccurate.
settings,dbl sunk dial.
Grade149 hunting and150 open face
(Roy Ehrhardt book 2 Price and ID Guide)