Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 150 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 150

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 7435562
Grade: 150
Model: 5
Class: 7
Estimated Production Year: 1898
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 5 of 23
Total Production: 7,820
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Signing Style: Serif (Decorative)
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Moseley
Hairspring: Breguet
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Railroad Grade Classification: Class C
U.S. Patents: 77078, 347272, 345619
Movement Markings: Elgin Nat'l. Watch Co.
U.S.A.
21 Jewels
Safety Pinion
Adjusted.
Data Research: 1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Database Version: v48.443

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Anonymous · October 24, 2021

Serial Number 7435449 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement is clean ,bright, and running strong and
accurate..with a perfect dial and hands....and is
lever set...not pendent set
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection for further evaluation and documentation.

Anonymous · November 2, 2020

Serial Number 7435212 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 8, 2020

Serial Number 7435308 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 12, 2017

Serial Number 7435388 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 21, 2017

Serial Number 7435911 was reported as accurate.

ccnumis 145 · January 5, 2017

Serial Number 7435419 was reported as accurate.

Jbatkins 34 · December 3, 2015

Serial Number 7435061 was reported as accurate.

Gasperoff 727 · May 3, 2015

Serial Number 7435844 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 21, 2014

Serial Number 7435575 was reported as accurate.

mdeshaies 40 · February 17, 2014

Serial Number 7435197 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: My watch is 21 jewels adjusted
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Msw233 86 · February 13, 2014

Serial Number 7435562 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Marked 21 Jewels
Marked Adjusted
Elgin shows all Grade 150's as Adjusted to 5
Positions
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · February 1, 2014

Serial Number 7435145 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: My movement is marked 21 Jewels. I believe my
movement is a grade 150 which shows in the
Complete Price Guide to Watches as being 20 or 21
jewels. However, the price guide also says it is
lever set. Mine is Pendent Set. Hope this helps.
Write if you would like more. CHWatc
*****@aol.com
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

manterprop 8 · October 16, 2013

Serial Number 7435746 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · June 27, 2013

Serial Number 7435689 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · January 13, 2013

Serial Number 7435728 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · January 13, 2013

Serial Number 7435726 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: movement marked "21 Jewels"
Adjusted should be 'Yes', number of positions not
marked on movement.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · June 18, 2012

Serial Number 7435305 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: movement marked 21 jewels
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · June 15, 2012

Serial Number 7435305 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · May 8, 2012

Serial Number 7435438 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: movement marked "21 Jewels"
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 20j to 21j
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Elgin Grade 150 Pocket Watch