Pocket Watch Database
Access Date: December 01, 2023
From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin National Watch Co.
|Manufacturer Location:||Elgin, Illinois|
|Movement Serial Number:||942265|
|Estimated Production Year:||1882|
|Grade/Model Run:||1 of 1|
|Grade/Model Total Production:||350|
|Grade/Model Unrealized Production:||650|
|Jewel Setting:||Raised Gold Settings (Screw-Set)|
|Bridge Type:||3-finger Straight|
|Standard Dial Type:||Double-Sunk|
|Adjusted to Position:||Yes|
|Adjusted # of Positions:||5|
|Adjusted to Temperature:||Yes|
|Adjusted to Isochronism:||Yes|
|U.S. Patents:||185867, 77078, 10554|
1896 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
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Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
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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 (4.86%)|
Research Note: Elgin factory serial lists designate a single of Grade 91 movements: [942,001-943,000]. However, all known examples are found between 942,001-943,350 indicating an actual production of 350 instead of 1,000.
Production Metrics Tree: Grade 91
Target Profile: 16S-M2-21J-CNL-A5PTI
|Elgin Grade 91 (All Variations): 350 ETP|
|16S: 350 100.00%
16s, Grade 91
|16S-M2: 350 100.00%
16s, Grade 91, Model 2
|16S-M2-21J: 350 100.00%
16s, Grade 91, Model 2, 21 Jewels
|16S-M2-21J-CNL: 350 100.00%
16s, Grade 91, Model 2, 21 Jewels, Interchangeable/Lever/Nickel
|16S-M2-21J-CNL-A5PTI: 350 100.00%|
|NOTE: 1,000 Units Originally Reserved with Est. 650 Never Manufactured|
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 with 1 image.
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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.
darkstar 247 · April 29, 2015
Serial Number 942337 was reported as accurate.
jerrydk7 227 · July 3, 2014
Serial Number 942263 was reported as inaccurate.
Only 500 are known to exist
Movement Configuration = 3 F. Bridge
Convertible const. can be Open faced or Hunter
Anonymous · May 4, 2014
Serial Number 942046 was reported as accurate.
Anonymous · September 22, 2012
Serial Number 942093 was reported as accurate.
Anonymous · August 30, 2012
Serial Number 942002 was reported as accurate.