Pocket Watch Database

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: 6677790
Grade: 149
Variation: Elgin Nat'l Watch Co.
Model: 2
Class: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1897
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 4 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: 11 (1.10%)
Database Version: v49.392

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 6677010 #10 Collection September 10, 2017
2 6677251 #251 Marketplace April 16, 2014
3 6677267 #267 Marketplace March 05, 2013
4 6677347 #347 Marketplace March 26, 2014
5 6677548 #548 Marketplace July 06, 2014
6 6677555 #555 Marketplace December 03, 2014
7 6677612 #612 Marketplace September 28, 2018
8 6677748 #748 Collection October 12, 2018
9 6677790 #790 Collection August 25, 2013
10 6677795 #795 Marketplace December 09, 2012
11 6677843 #843 Inferred
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 272.31 (Expected: 288.82, Δ16.51/1.65%)

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Data Verification Reports

6677001
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6678000

Anonymous · July 11, 2021

Serial Number 6677279 was reported as accurate.

mrWM734 2 · June 16, 2021

Serial Number 6677010 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 23, 2021

Serial Number 6677670 was reported as accurate.

backwardglance1 99 · September 22, 2019

Serial Number 6677843 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 8, 2019

Serial Number 6677963 was reported as accurate.

keys2la 12 · October 12, 2018

Serial Number 6677748 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 4, 2018

Serial Number 6677612 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 24, 2017

Serial Number 6677748 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · February 5, 2015

Serial Number 6677555 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 7, 2013

Serial Number 6677097 was reported as accurate.

OldEphram 30 · September 27, 2013

Serial Number 6677580 was reported as accurate.

mjrd63 15 · August 25, 2013

Serial Number 6677790 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 16, 2012

Serial Number 6677795 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · December 11, 2012

Serial Number 6677795 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · May 1, 2012

Serial Number 6677378 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Jewel count is 21 and because it is a Hunter,
cannot be considered Railroad Grade....
Curator Response: This particular watch would have qualified for railroad service at the time it was manufactured.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j

Anonymous · April 23, 2012

Serial Number 6677378 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