Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 157 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 157

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 6738135
Grade: 157
Model: 7
Class: 40
Estimated Production Year: 1897
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 7 of 20
Grade/Model Total Production: 26,500
Size: 16s
Jewels: 7j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Plain
Hairspring: Breguet
Standard Dial Type: Single-Sunk
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078, 596407, 585025
Case: Various
Run ID: 2687.157G7.16S486.167M20.O581.P937.7J708
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v52.343
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
79.78
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
30.77
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.052%
Registry Population: 6 (0.30%)

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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.


cbzimm Supporter 469 · March 9, 2024

Serial Number 6738622 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 23, 2023

Serial Number 6738081 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 10, 2020

Serial Number 6739666 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 16, 2020

Serial Number 6739666 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 1, 2019

Serial Number 6738679 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 23, 2018

Serial Number 6738897 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 18, 2017

Serial Number 6739776 was reported as accurate.

rtwatches 943 · March 6, 2017

Serial Number 6738827 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 23, 2014

Serial Number 6738389 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 28, 2013

Serial Number 6739145 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Elgin Grade 157 Pocket Watch