Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 81 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 81

Elgin Nat'l. Watch Co. or G.M. Wheeler

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 921627
Grade: 81
Variation: Mixed
Model: 1
Class: 4
Estimated Production Year: 1882
Run Quantity: 5,000
Grade/Model Run: 5 of 13
Grade/Model Total Production: 53,000
Variant Est. Production: 25,000 (18S-M1-13J-HGK-U-MIXED)
Size: 18s
Jewels: 13j
Movement Configuration: Adaptable
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Key
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078
Case: Various
Run ID: 633.81G5.18S464.181M376.H614.K474.13J41
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v52.358
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
159.57
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
61.61
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.105%
Registry Population: 54 (1.08%)
$ Estimated Value (12 Month Change): -0.77% Analyzing 240 Sales
Research Note: Mixed Run: Elgin Nat'l. Watch Co. or G.M. Wheeler

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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.


Anonymous · May 5, 2023

Serial Number 920607 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 24, 2023

Serial Number 920607 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 12, 2021

Serial Number 923608 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · November 23, 2021

Serial Number 923867 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 3, 2021

Serial Number 923302 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 20, 2021

Serial Number 922484 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 31, 2021

Serial Number 924001 was reported as accurate.

jason4kstate 265 · December 10, 2020

Serial Number 920458 was reported as accurate.

jason4kstate 265 · December 10, 2020

Serial Number 920458 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 21, 2020

Serial Number 920704 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 25, 2020

Serial Number 924196 was reported as accurate.

Bobhmcs 6 · April 23, 2020

Serial Number 922902 was reported as accurate.

Bobhmcs 6 · April 22, 2020

Serial Number 922902 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 13, 2020

Serial Number 923466 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · February 10, 2020

Serial Number 924650 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 9, 2020

Serial Number 924850 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 9, 2020

Serial Number 920481 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 23, 2019

Serial Number 923608 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 16, 2019

Serial Number 921384 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 16, 2019

Serial Number 921354 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 24, 2019

Serial Number 923776 was reported as accurate.

Pichejul 34 · December 31, 2018

Serial Number 922426 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 6, 2018

Serial Number 923608 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 31, 2018

Serial Number 923608 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 8, 2018

Serial Number 921339 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · April 17, 2018

Serial Number 923268 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 14, 2018

Serial Number 924109 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 12, 2017

Serial Number 920467 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 16, 2017

Serial Number 924799 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 10, 2017

Serial Number 923383 was reported as accurate.

daddo46 991 · April 17, 2016

Serial Number 923596 was reported as accurate.

mccuskerjim 17 · March 17, 2016

Serial Number 924297 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 1, 2015

Serial Number 921134 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

vartanko 1 · July 25, 2015

Serial Number 924850 was reported as accurate.

cmdraven 4013 · January 29, 2015

Serial Number 922306 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 20, 2014

Serial Number 920129 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 3, 2014

Serial Number 920129 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 22, 2014

Serial Number 924850 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 22, 2014

Serial Number 921616 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement is Elgin Nat'l Watch co. Not G.M.
Wheeler. Open face.

Anonymous · October 12, 2013

Serial Number 921194 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 12, 2013

Serial Number 921194 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 11, 2013

Serial Number 920407 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 25, 2013

Serial Number 923320 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 12, 2013

Serial Number 922848 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 29, 2012

Serial Number 922917 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 922917 is unnamed, but Wheeler grade material.

Anonymous · September 18, 2012

Serial Number 923643 was reported as accurate.

Elgin Grade 81 Pocket Watch