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: 14,700 (18S-M8-23J-ONL-A5PTI-VERITAS)
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
Data Research: 1904 Elgin Serial List
1915 Elgin Serial List
1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 24 (2.40%)
Database Version: v49.716

Production Metrics Tree: Grade 214

Target Profile: 18S-M8-23J-ONL-A5PTI-VERITAS

Elgin Grade 214 (All Variations): 22,700 ETP
18S: 22,700 100.00%
18s, Grade 214
18S-M8: 22,700 100.00%
18s, Grade 214, Model 8
18S-M8-23J: 22,700 100.00%
18s, Grade 214, Model 8, 23 Jewels
18S-M8-23J-ONL: 22,700 100.00%
18s, Grade 214, Model 8, 23 Jewels, Openface/Lever/Nickel
18S-M8-23J-ONL-A5PTI: 22,700 100.00%
18S-M8-23J-ONL-A5PTI-VERITAS: 14,700 64.76%
NOTE: 24,000 Units Originally Reserved with Est. 1,300 Never Manufactured

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 9542016 #16 Inferred
2 9542022 #22 Inferred
3 9542024 #24 Marketplace August 20, 2021
4
Image Credit: Urbanops
9542099 #99 Collection December 05, 2016
5 9542148 #148 Inferred
6 9542188 #188 Collection March 03, 2013
7 9542253 #253 Marketplace February 08, 2021
8 9542407 #407 Marketplace March 23, 2018
9 9542416 #416 Marketplace September 26, 2014
10 9542431 #431 Marketplace July 01, 2015
11 9542454 #454 Marketplace April 10, 2015
12 9542462 #462 Marketplace May 16, 2020
13 9542493 #493 Inferred
14 9542512 #512 Marketplace December 04, 2012
15 9542531 #531 Marketplace December 15, 2013
16 9542559 #559 Marketplace August 19, 2015
17 9542600 #600 Marketplace October 17, 2021
18 9542617 #617 Marketplace April 16, 2015
19 9542734 #734 Collection April 23, 2019
20 9542797 #797 Marketplace October 03, 2019
21 9542798 #798 Inferred
22 9542841 #841 Inferred
23 9542842 #842 Collection June 02, 2017
24
Image Credit: Urbanops
9542955 #955 Collection July 30, 2018
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 282.08 (Expected: 288.82, Δ6.74/0.67%)

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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 41 · September 23, 2019

Serial Number 9542797 was reported as accurate.

darkstar 246 · 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 29 · 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 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