Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 70 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 70

B.W. Raymond

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 885600
Grade: 70
Model: 2
Class: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1881
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 14 of 53
Total Production: 74,500
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Moseley
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 2
Adjustment Tolerance: [21] 2P +/- 15 s/24hrs., Temp. +/- 8 s/16hrs., Reg. +/- 5 s/24hrs.
Railroad Grade: Yes
U.S. Patents: 77078
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 16 (1.60%)
Database Version: v49.391

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: 67,500 90.60%
18s, Grade 70, Model 2, 15 Jewels
Other: 7,000
Other Jewels or Unclassified
18S-M2-15J-HGL: 67,500 90.60%
18s, Grade 70, Model 2, 15 Jewels, Hunting/Lever/Gilt
18S-M2-15J-HGL-A2P: 67,500 90.60%

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 885032 #32 Collection December 02, 2013
2 885165 #165 Collection January 28, 2021
3 885275 #275 Marketplace June 16, 2019
4 885290 #290 Marketplace June 23, 2015
5 885391 #391 Collection January 10, 2016
6 885444 #444 Inferred
7 885476 #476 Collection February 24, 2016
8 885489 #489 Collection January 29, 2017
9 885579 #579 Marketplace July 13, 2013
10 885625 #625 Marketplace April 19, 2020
11 885639 #639 Marketplace November 09, 2012
12 885685 #685 Marketplace March 27, 2022
13 885792 #792 Collection March 11, 2017
14 885796 #796 Marketplace September 10, 2015
15 885854 #854 Collection November 26, 2013
16 885901 #901 Marketplace August 27, 2022
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 253.56 (Expected: 288.82, Δ35.26/3.53%)

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chuck1500 112 · January 19, 2021

Serial Number 885165 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 23, 2020

Serial Number 885988 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 11, 2019

Serial Number 885768 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 7, 2018

Serial Number 885419 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 18, 2017

Serial Number 885657 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 22, 2016

Serial Number 885130 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.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from No to 2

Anonymous · February 18, 2013

Serial Number 885815 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 70 Pocket Watch