Pocket Watch Database

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

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 12

The Chief

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 559260
Grade: 12
Variation: The Chief
Model: 1
Class: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1878
Run Quantity: 500
Grade/Model Run: 59 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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Database Version: v48.137
Research Note: #559173 Verified as Marked "The Chief"

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cmdraven 3371 · July 31, 2021

Serial Number 559381 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 14, 2020

Serial Number 559356 was reported as inaccurate.

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Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch Movement
Elgin Grade 12 Pocket Watch Movement