Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 214 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 214 Pocket Watch

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 214

Veritas

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 9542842
Grade: 214
Variation: Veritas
Model: 8
Generation: First
Class: 89
Estimated Production Year: 1902
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 4 of 22
Grade/Model Total Production: 22,700
Variant Est. Production: 19,700 (18S-M8-23J-ONL-A5PTI-VERITAS)
Grade/Model Unrealized Production: 1,300
Size: 18s
Jewels: 23j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Raised Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Signing Style: Mixed
Movement Inlay Color: Black
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Jeweled Safety
Balance Jewel Material: Diamond
Train: Quick
Train Material: Gold
Regulator: Traveling Nut (spring)
Hairspring: Breguet
Escapement Type: Straight Line
Pallet Jewel Material: Sapphire
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Adjustment Tolerance: [10] 5P +/- 10 s/24hrs., Temp. +/- 3 s/16hrs., Reg. +/- 0-2 s/24hrs.
Railroad Grade: Yes
Railroad Grade Classification: Class A
U.S. Patents: 596407, 77078, 596408
Movement Markings: Veritas
Elgin, Ill.
U.S.A.
23 Jewels
Adjusted
Safety Barrel
Case: Various
Run ID: 3873.214G4.18S1983.188M15.O1072.L1435.23J8
Data Research: 1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v52.354
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
68.34
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
26.35
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.045%
Registry Population: 26 (2.60%)
$ Estimated Value (12 Month Change): -2.85% Analyzing 236 Sales

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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 · December 7, 2022

Serial Number 9542028 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 6, 2022

Serial Number 9542473 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 30, 2021

Serial Number 9542028 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 12, 2021

Serial Number 9542028 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 31, 2021

Serial Number 9542375 was reported as accurate.

RLPAULSEN 2 · July 7, 2020

Serial Number 9542654 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 13, 2020

Serial Number 9542293 was reported as accurate.

phantacc Supporter 66 · September 23, 2019

Serial Number 9542797 was reported as accurate.

darkstar 247 · April 8, 2019

Serial Number 9542797 was reported as accurate.

Urbanops 51 · July 30, 2018

Serial Number 9542955 was reported as accurate.

dfchong 837 · May 6, 2018

Serial Number 9542955 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 6, 2018

Serial Number 9542489 was reported as accurate.

amcfarlane Supporter 32 · October 27, 2017

Serial Number 9542584 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 15, 2017

Serial Number 9542584 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 12, 2017

Serial Number 9542016 was reported as accurate.

Urbanops 51 · December 5, 2016

Serial Number 9542099 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 19, 2016

Serial Number 9542266 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 17, 2016

Serial Number 9542188 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 24, 2015

Serial Number 9542916 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 23, 2015

Serial Number 9542916 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 21, 2015

Serial Number 9542916 was reported as accurate.

Gasperoff Supporter 727 · April 18, 2015

Serial Number 9542617 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 9, 2014

Serial Number 9542800 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 2, 2014

Serial Number 9542851 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 17, 2014

Serial Number 9542493 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 10, 2013

Serial Number 9542188 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Elgin Grade 214 Pocket Watch
Elgin Grade 214 Pocket Watch