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From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 149 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 149 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 149

Elgin Nat'l Watch Co.

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 6360313
Grade: 149
Variation: Elgin Nat'l Watch Co.
Model: 2
Class: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1896
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 2 of 9
Total Production: 8,600
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Moseley
Hairspring: Breguet
Escapement Type: Straight-line
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Adjustment Tolerance: [10] 5P +/- 10 s/24hrs., Temp. +/- 3 s/16hrs., Reg. +/- 0-2 s/24hrs.
Railroad Grade: Yes
Railroad Grade Classification: Class C
U.S. Patents: 596407, 77078
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 26 (1.30%)
Database Version: v49.392
Research Note: According to the Elgin Master Records, steel escape wheels were added starting with serial 6,361,801.

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 149

Target Profile: 18S-M2-21J-HNL-A5PTI-ELGIN NAT'L WATCH CO.

Elgin Grade 149 (All Variations): 9,600 ETP
18S: 9,600 100.00%
18s, Grade 149
18S-M2: 9,600 100.00%
18s, Grade 149, Model 2
18S-M2-21J: 8,600 89.58%
18s, Grade 149, Model 2, 21 Jewels
Other: 1,000
Other Jewels or Unclassified
18S-M2-21J-HNL: 8,600 89.58%
18s, Grade 149, Model 2, 21 Jewels, Hunting/Lever/Nickel
18S-M2-21J-HNL-A5PTI: 8,600 89.58%
18S-M2-21J-HNL-A5PTI-ELGIN NAT'L WATCH CO.: 5,000 52.08% Other: 3,600
Other Variants or Unclassified

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 6360012 #12 Inferred
2 6360088 #88 Inferred
3 6360313 #313 Collection March 29, 2022
4 6360402 #402 Collection January 05, 2018
5 6360485 #485 Marketplace February 16, 2021
6 6360564 #564 Collection March 23, 2018
7 6360580 #580 Collection April 26, 2022
8 6360597 #597 Marketplace June 10, 2013
9 6360727 #727 Marketplace June 13, 2013
10 6360762 #762 Collection March 23, 2017
11 6360793 #793 Marketplace March 05, 2020
12 6360856 #856 Collection March 08, 2019
13 6360896 #896 Marketplace September 23, 2014
14 6361025 #1025 Marketplace September 23, 2021
15 6361096 #1096 Marketplace March 15, 2013
16 6361213 #1213 Marketplace August 16, 2020
17 6361292 #1292 Inferred
18 6361380 #1380 Collection January 14, 2022
19 6361461 #1461 Marketplace February 20, 2014
20 6361513 #1513 Inferred
21 6361674 #1674 Marketplace March 21, 2013
22 6361713 #1713 Collection June 26, 2022
23 6361732 #1732 Marketplace January 09, 2018
24 6361892 #1892 Inferred
25 6361929 #1929 Collection April 23, 2021
26 6362000 #2000 Inferred
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 583.67 (Expected: 577.49, Δ6.18/0.31%)

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6362000

Anonymous · November 25, 2022

Serial Number 6361358 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 21, 2022

Serial Number 6361633 was reported as accurate.

Linas1 Supporter 9 · November 23, 2021

Serial Number 6360169 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 11, 2020

Serial Number 6361058 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 24, 2020

Serial Number 6360321 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 29, 2019

Serial Number 6360012 was reported as accurate.

tkarter 184 · October 16, 2018

Serial Number 6360974 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 4, 2017

Serial Number 6360769 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j or 21j to 21j

ironmanj13 2 · March 23, 2017

Serial Number 6360762 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j or 21j to 21j

Anonymous · January 13, 2016

Serial Number 6361297 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 19, 2015

Serial Number 6360026 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · August 6, 2014

Serial Number 6361489 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 19, 2014

Serial Number 6360667 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 20, 2013

Serial Number 6361079 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 21, 2013

Serial Number 6361367 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 21, 2013

Serial Number 6361367 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 21, 2013

Serial Number 6361367 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 13, 2013

Serial Number 6360727 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 2, 2013

Serial Number 6361096 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: not marked father time, otherwise correct for
classic grade 149.

Anonymous · May 22, 2013

Serial Number 6361096 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement not marked 'Father Time' but is marked
'21 JEWELS'
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j
Adjusted # Positions changed from No to 5

Anonymous · March 22, 2013

Serial Number 6361674 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement not marked 'Father Time' but is marked
'21 JEWELS'
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j

Anonymous · March 14, 2013

Serial Number 6360543 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement not marked 'Father Time' but is marked
'21 JEWELS'
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j

Anonymous · November 21, 2012

Serial Number 6360264 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Mine is stamped 21 jewels

Anonymous · November 10, 2012

Serial Number 6360264 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement not marked 'Father Time' but is marked
'21 JEWELS'
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j

Anonymous · October 26, 2012

Serial Number 6361251 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Note: Movement not marked 'Father Time' but is
marked '21 JEWELS'
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j

Anonymous · October 22, 2012

Serial Number 6360661 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement not marked 'Father Time' but is marked
'21 JEWELS'
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j

Anonymous · July 29, 2012

Serial Number 6360026 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j

Anonymous · April 23, 2012

Serial Number 6360026 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j
Elgin Grade 149 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 149 Pocket Watch