Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 69 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 69

B.W. Raymond

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 42618
Grade: 69
Variation: B.W. Raymond
Model: 1
Class: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1870
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 12 of 24
Grade/Model Total Production: 29,054
Variant Est. Production: 26,054 (18S-M1-15J-HGK-A2P-B.W. RAYMOND)
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Movement Configuration: Adaptable
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Signing Style: Formal Script
Movement Inlay Color: None
Movement Setting: Key
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 2
Adjustment Tolerance: [21] 2P +/- 15 s/24hrs., Temp. +/- 8 s/16hrs., Reg. +/- 5 s/24hrs.
Railroad Grade: Yes
U.S. Patents: 77078
Movement Markings: B.W. Raymond
Elgin, Ills
Patent Pinion
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 9 (0.90%)
Database Version: v49.716

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 69

Target Profile: 18S-M1-15J-HGK-A2P-B.W. RAYMOND

Elgin Grade 69 (All Variations): 29,054 ETP
18S: 29,054 100.00%
18s, Grade 69
18S-M1: 29,054 100.00%
18s, Grade 69, Model 1
18S-M1-15J: 29,054 100.00%
18s, Grade 69, Model 1, 15 Jewels
18S-M1-15J-HGK: 29,054 100.00%
18s, Grade 69, Model 1, 15 Jewels, Adaptable/Key/Gilt
18S-M1-15J-HGK-A2P: 29,054 100.00%
18S-M1-15J-HGK-A2P-B.W. RAYMOND: 26,054 89.67%

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 42084 #84 Inferred
2 42302 #302 Inferred
3 42375 #375 Inferred
4 42381 #381 Collection May 11, 2013
5
Image Credit: GOLDENS
42528 #528 Collection July 02, 2022
6
Image Credit: keywind
42618 #618 Collection June 06, 2021
7 42649 #649 Collection December 21, 2018
8
Image Credit: Klinej54
42734 #734 Collection April 24, 2018
9
Image Credit: Huggs3
42858 #858 Collection October 22, 2021
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 240.26 (Expected: 288.82, Δ48.56/4.86%)

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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 · June 23, 2022

Serial Number 42528 was reported as accurate.

Huggs3 Supporter 122 · March 16, 2021

Serial Number 42858 was reported as accurate.

Huggs3 Supporter 122 · March 16, 2021

Serial Number 42858 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 29, 2020

Serial Number 42211 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 23, 2020

Serial Number 42025 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 31, 2020

Serial Number 42069 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 6, 2020

Serial Number 42428 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 20, 2019

Serial Number 42428 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 18, 2019

Serial Number 42428 was reported as accurate.

Bostonjoe Top Contributor Supporter 185 · July 12, 2019

Serial Number 42008 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 20, 2019

Serial Number 42008 was reported as accurate.

bubba70 543 · May 11, 2019

Serial Number 42008 was reported as accurate.

Just4orfun 117 · January 25, 2018

Serial Number 42758 was reported as accurate.

timerestored 278 · August 10, 2017

Serial Number 42692 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 21, 2016

Serial Number 42338 was reported as accurate.

von1943 361 · December 17, 2014

Serial Number 42084 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 8, 2014

Serial Number 42803 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 11, 2013

Serial Number 42381 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Not marked 'Adjusted'

Anonymous · October 17, 2012

Serial Number 42085 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · October 12, 2012

Serial Number 42085 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Elgin Grade 69 Pocket Watch