Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 125 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 125

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 5090152
Grade: 125
Model: 3
Class: 4
Estimated Production Year: 1894
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 7 of 7
Grade/Model Total Production: 13,000
Variant Est. Production: 9,000 (18S-M3-17J)
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Moseley
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: No
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078
Case: Various
Run ID: 1996.125G7.18S1168.183M207.H1559.L937.17J26
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v52.335
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
39.14
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
15.07
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.026%
Registry Population: 6 (0.60%)

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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 · May 10, 2021

Serial Number 5090073 was reported as accurate.

Watchbuddy 13 · June 27, 2019

Serial Number 5090535 was reported as accurate.

carlmahawkian 1 · February 6, 2016

Serial Number 5090272 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: My watch serial # 5090272 is marked 17j
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j to 17j

Anonymous · November 25, 2013

Serial Number 5090568 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: The watch I have with this serial no. is 17j.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j to 17j

Anonymous · September 5, 2012

Serial Number 5090188 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Jewels: 17j
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j to 17j
Elgin Grade 125 Pocket Watch