Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 208 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 208

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 8748037
Grade: 208
Model: 5
Class: 63
Estimated Production Year: 1900
Run Quantity: 9,000
Grade/Model Run: 18 of 56
Total Production: 294,000
Size: 18s
Jewels: 7j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Polished Oval Steel
Hairspring: Breguet
Escapement Type: Straight-line
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078, 347272, 345619
Data Research: 1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 30 (0.33%)
Database Version: v49.392

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 208

Target Profile: 18S-M5-7J-ONP-U

Elgin Grade 208 (All Variations): 294,000 ETP
18S: 294,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 208
18S-M5: 294,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 208, Model 5
18S-M5-7J: 294,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 208, Model 5, 7 Jewels
18S-M5-7J-ONP: 294,000 100.00%
18s, Grade 208, Model 5, 7 Jewels, Openface/Pendant/Nickel
18S-M5-7J-ONP-U: 294,000 100.00%

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 8746429 #429 Marketplace January 19, 2019
2 8746551 #551 Marketplace April 27, 2021
3 8747137 #1137 Collection October 30, 2016
4 8747199 #1199 Marketplace August 27, 2019
5 8748037 #2037 Collection February 01, 2014
6 8748504 #2504 Marketplace March 31, 2018
7 8749643 #3643 Marketplace March 30, 2014
8 8749756 #3756 Marketplace July 27, 2014
9 8749968 #3968 Marketplace April 02, 2017
10 8749992 #3992 Marketplace April 28, 2013
11 8750325 #4325 Collection July 16, 2016
12 8750412 #4412 Collection March 21, 2016
13 8750921 #4921 Collection August 19, 2019
14 8751333 #5333 Marketplace November 21, 2013
15 8751424 #5424 Marketplace January 30, 2014
16 8751556 #5556 Marketplace July 10, 2015
17 8751780 #5780 Collection April 06, 2022
18 8751812 #5812 Marketplace October 31, 2022
19 8752123 #6123 Marketplace September 19, 2019
20 8752143 #6143 Marketplace July 03, 2019
21 8752265 #6265 Marketplace March 03, 2016
22 8752509 #6509 Inferred
23 8752623 #6623 Marketplace August 19, 2022
24 8752885 #6885 Marketplace December 26, 2021
25 8753075 #7075 Inferred
26 8753243 #7243 Collection May 31, 2016
27 8753268 #7268 Marketplace June 04, 2013
28 8753924 #7924 Collection April 30, 2015
29 8754180 #8180 Marketplace January 13, 2015
30 8754223 #8223 Marketplace August 31, 2019
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 2,269.41 (Expected: 2,598.22, Δ328.81/3.65%)

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Anonymous · December 3, 2022

Serial Number 8750284 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 5, 2020

Serial Number 8746683 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 15, 2019

Serial Number 8750943 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 30, 2018

Serial Number 8748504 was reported as accurate.

texnet Supporter 684 · October 30, 2016

Serial Number 8747137 was reported as accurate.

delson59 3 · May 31, 2016

Serial Number 8753243 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 18, 2016

Serial Number 8751556 was reported as accurate.

strawdog 1 · September 7, 2015

Serial Number 8752853 was reported as accurate.

rnfwatch 122 · February 1, 2014

Serial Number 8748037 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 1, 2014

Serial Number 8754655 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 26, 2013

Serial Number 8754049 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 10, 2012

Serial Number 8750956 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 208 Pocket Watch