Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Elgin Grade 559 Pocket Watch Movement

Elgin National Watch Co.

Grade: 559

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: U471183
Grade: 559
Model: 3
Estimated Production Year: 1947
Run Quantity: 54,000
Grade/Model Run: 10 of 36
Total Production: 516,998
Size: 15/0s
Jewels: 21j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Plain
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 4
Railroad Grade: No
Data Research: 1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
Database Version: v48.139

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Anonymous · November 22, 2021

Serial Number U442586 was reported as accurate.

MoatsJustin1 2206 · May 8, 2020

Serial Number U451982 was reported as accurate.

rtwatches 943 · July 26, 2019

Serial Number U450069 was reported as accurate.

2mnyboxers Supporter 307 · February 26, 2019

Serial Number U457286 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 10, 2018

Serial Number U448454 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 17, 2018

Serial Number U478619 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 21, 2017

Serial Number U477620 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 20, 2017

Serial Number U470864 was reported as accurate.

clickrick 6 · October 27, 2016

Serial Number U482316 was reported as accurate.

crispy 313 · May 28, 2015

Serial Number U443257 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Flat to Nickel
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Adjusted # Positions changed from 1 to 4

frederick5127 5 · July 3, 2014

Serial Number U470330 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: The watch has 4 adjustments. You're showing none.
I hope this helps.
Fred
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Flat to Nickel
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Adjusted # Positions changed from 1 to 4

Anonymous · July 29, 2012

Serial Number U438119 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 5, 2012

Serial Number U472498 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Flat to Nickel
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Adjusted # Positions changed from 1 to 4

Anonymous · April 17, 2012

Serial Number U440193 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Flat to Nickel
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Adjusted # Positions changed from 1 to 4
Elgin Grade 559 Pocket Watch Movement