Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 70 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 70

Mixed Run: "Elgin Nat'l Watch Co." and "B.W. Raymond" Movements

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 885600
Grade: 70
Variation: Mixed
Model: 2
Class: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1881
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 14 of 53
Grade/Model Total Production: 74,500
Variant Est. Production: 69,500 (18S-M2-15J)
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
Adjusted to Temperature: No
Adjustment Tolerance: [21] 2P +/- 15 s/24hrs., Temp. +/- 8 s/16hrs., Reg. +/- 5 s/24hrs.
Railroad Grade: Yes
U.S. Patents: 77078
Case: Various
Run ID: 614.70G14.18S456.182M60.H598.L141.15J142
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v52.335
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
224.30
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
86.62
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.147%
Registry Population: 19 (1.90%)
$ Estimated Value (12 Month Change): -3.47% Analyzing 340 Sales
Research Note: Mixed Run: "Elgin Nat'l Watch Co." and "B.W. Raymond" Movements

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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.

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