must have been the G149 and G150. Watch Serial Number Information web page, or the for more technical details, read the. From: ml, also: "A History: Watch Companies of America" by Jimmie. In the nawcc Bulletin #148 vol 14 Henry Fried says "My records show that number 50,001 was started on August 24, 1870, and number 185,001 on September 8, 1871".
There are three opinions on the exact date of the founding of the Elgin Company. Watch this hd video now, you will never see ads again! On August 27 a license was issued by the Circuit Court of Cook County giving authority for the new company to operate "for 49 years from August 22, 1864." Some say August 18 is the birthday. It is here for reference only, it isn't intended to "make sense.". A New York office had been opened the previous year to challenge Waltham in the East. Unfortunately, our website is currently unavailable in most European countries. I can't believe that the production quantity was so inconsistent. If you are looking for an explanation of Elgin serial numbers, you should probably read the. Dixon,000 40,000 30,000 25,000 26,000 24,000 34,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 52,000 49,000 100,000 100,000 199,000,000 440,440,000 210,650,000 200,850,000,550,000,550,000,400,890,000,500,000,550,000,550,100,100,350,755,100,000,100,500,100,550,100,100,000,000,550,000,500,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,300,500,700,000,000,500,200,000 # this is marked as 36,000,000 in Dixon's 1937 37,000,900,000 # this is marked as 37,500,000 in Dixon's 1939 38,200,000 # this is marked as 38,000,000.