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: 440344
Grade: 58
Model: 1
Class: 3
Estimated Production Year: 1876
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 29 of 29
Grade/Model Total Production: 28,454
Variant Est. Production: 14,580 (18S-M1-15J-HGK-A)
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Movement Configuration: Adaptable
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Key
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Slow
Regulator: Plain
Adjusted: Yes
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: 20 (2.00%)
Database Version: v49.752

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 58

Target Profile: 18S-M1-15J-HGK-A

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-A: 14,580 51.24% Other: 13,874
Other Adjustments or Unclassified

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 440042 #42 Marketplace May 30, 2019
2 440048 #48 Marketplace August 14, 2015
3 440214 #214 Marketplace July 04, 2019
4 440225 #225 Marketplace June 30, 2018
5 440227 #227 Marketplace February 22, 2016
6 440291 #291 Marketplace June 26, 2016
7 440306 #306 Marketplace April 29, 2020
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Image Credit: ironmanj13
440344 #344 Collection March 23, 2017
9 440351 #351 Marketplace July 06, 2014
10 440533 #533 Marketplace August 15, 2021
11 440543 #543 Marketplace January 28, 2015
12 440561 #561 Marketplace October 26, 2014
13 440562 #562 Marketplace October 26, 2014
14 440699 #699 Marketplace June 09, 2014
15 440723 #723 Marketplace March 17, 2015
16 440753 #753 Marketplace May 11, 2014
17 440846 #846 Collection December 11, 2014
18 440866 #866 Marketplace July 27, 2016
19 440875 #875 Marketplace February 08, 2021
20 440995 #995 Marketplace April 18, 2022
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 288.10 (Expected: 288.82, Δ0.72/0.07%)

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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 · December 28, 2022

Serial Number 440533 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 27, 2022

Serial Number 440189 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 4, 2018

Serial Number 440347 was reported as accurate.

ironmanj13 2 · March 23, 2017

Serial Number 440344 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: My watch states 'Adjusted' on back of movement.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

AlbyS1 12 · September 3, 2016

Serial Number 440846 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · March 21, 2016

Serial Number 440790 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · January 11, 2015

Serial Number 440790 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · May 9, 2014

Serial Number 440753 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: It is an open faced configuration, not hunting.
Curator Response: Keywind/Keyset movements can be either hunting or openface depending on how the movement is set in the case.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · April 19, 2014

Serial Number 440473 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Elgin Grade 58 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 58 Pocket Watch