Pocket Watch Database
Access Date: September 24, 2023
From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin National Watch Co.
|Manufacturer Location:||Elgin, Illinois|
|Movement Serial Number:||885600|
|Estimated Production Year:||1881|
|Grade/Model Run:||14 of 53|
|Grade/Model Total Production:||74,500|
|Variant Est. Production:||69,500 (18S-M2-15J)|
|Adjusted to Position:||Yes|
|Adjusted # of Positions:||2|
|Adjusted to Temperature:||No|
|Adjustment Tolerance:|| 2P +/- 15 s/24hrs., Temp. +/- 8 s/16hrs., Reg. +/- 5 s/24hrs.|
1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
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Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
|Share of Production: |
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
|Registry Population:||17 (1.70%)|
Production Metrics Tree: Grade 70
Target Profile: 18S-M2-15J-HGL-A2P
|Elgin Grade 70 (All Variations): 74,500 ETP|
|18S: 74,500 100.00%
18s, Grade 70
|18S-M2: 74,500 100.00%
18s, Grade 70, Model 2
|18S-M2-15J: 69,500 93.29%
18s, Grade 70, Model 2, 15 Jewels
Other Jewels or Unclassified
|18S-M2-15J-HGL: 69,500 93.29%
18s, Grade 70, Model 2, 15 Jewels, Hunting/Lever/Gilt
|18S-M2-15J-HGL-A2P: 69,500 93.29%|
Population Registry for This Run
|Image||Serial Number||Run Position||Primary Identification Method||Discovery Date|
There are 17 watches in the population registry for this run.
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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.
chuck1500 112 · January 19, 2021
Serial Number 885165 was reported as accurate.
tsapala 97 · December 2, 2013
Serial Number 885032 was reported as accurate.
Wrstratton 134 · November 26, 2013
Serial Number 885854 was reported as accurate.
Anonymous · May 21, 2013
Serial Number 885432 was reported as accurate.