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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 12

The Chief

Private Label(s) in Run:
G.W. Manufacturing Co.
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Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 537524
Grade: 12
Variation: The Chief
Model: 1
Class: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1878
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 55 of 59
Total Production: 70,255
Size: 18s
Jewels: 7j
Movement Configuration: Adaptable
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Key
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Slow
Regulator: Plain
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
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Case: Various
Database Version: v48.272

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Anonymous · December 9, 2019

Serial Number 537524 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7j or 11j to 7J

Anonymous · September 11, 2019

Serial Number 537217 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7j or 11j to 7J

Anonymous · November 24, 2018

Serial Number 538692 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 16, 2016

Serial Number 537527 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 2, 2016

Serial Number 538736 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: MOVEMENT MARKED: THE CHIEF (NOT OGDEN)

Anonymous · January 6, 2016

Serial Number 537608 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: My movement say "The Chief" on it.

Anonymous · January 6, 2016

Serial Number 537608 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 11, 2015

Serial Number 537864 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: G.W. Manufacturing Co.

Anonymous · May 4, 2013

Serial Number 538064 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch