Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:

Ball - Waltham

Grade: Official Standard

Manufactured by Waltham, Official Railroad Standard, Mixed Run

Manufacturer: Ball - Waltham
Movement Serial Number: B237416
Grade: Official Standard
Model: 1899
Estimated Production Year: 1909
Size: 16s
Jewels: 17j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes

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Data Verification Reports

dar505 11 · June 27, 2020

Serial Number B237418 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 18, 2020

Serial Number B237673 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 16, 2020

Serial Number B238515 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 26, 2019

Serial Number B238099 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Mine is 21 jewels

Anonymous · October 26, 2019

Serial Number B238099 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 12, 2019

Serial Number B237533 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 25, 2019

Serial Number B237455 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 23, 2019

Serial Number B237099 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 8, 2019

Serial Number B237905 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 8, 2019

Serial Number B237524 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This is a 17 jewel watch all the numbers match!
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · December 12, 2018

Serial Number B238050 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · November 30, 2018

Serial Number B237689 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17 jewel
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · October 22, 2018

Serial Number B238410 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: The watch B238410 I have in my hand is all the
same as described but it has only 17 Jewels
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

ebsrods 28 · July 30, 2018

Serial Number B237746 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: B237746 movement is marked 17 jewel
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · May 21, 2018

Serial Number B238674 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · April 27, 2018

Serial Number B237534 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17 jewels.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · April 18, 2018

Serial Number B237778 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · April 18, 2018

Serial Number B237778 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · February 9, 2018

Serial Number B238816 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · November 14, 2017

Serial Number B237778 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · November 14, 2017

Serial Number B237778 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · November 1, 2017

Serial Number B236976 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · August 1, 2017

Serial Number B236979 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17 jewels
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · May 25, 2017

Serial Number B238255 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

afterhours 24 · April 1, 2017

Serial Number B238884 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · January 28, 2017

Serial Number B237718 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · August 30, 2016

Serial Number B237020 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Picture of. Plate says 17 Jewel MVT.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

stephenhoy 13 · May 26, 2016

Serial Number B237319 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17 jewel movement
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · April 18, 2016

Serial Number B238279 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17 jewel
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · February 22, 2016

Serial Number B237416 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · February 19, 2016

Serial Number B238663 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: marked as 17 jewels
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · August 18, 2015

Serial Number B238073 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

allamerican 44 · May 15, 2015

Serial Number B237416 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · April 26, 2015

Serial Number B237713 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This movement is marked 17 jewels. Otherwise OK
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · January 15, 2015

Serial Number B238161 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17j
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · September 30, 2014

Serial Number B238515 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · July 25, 2014

Serial Number B237175 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

waterford 1 · March 15, 2014

Serial Number B237761 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17 jewels not 19j
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j
Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4

Railroad 34 · March 9, 2014

Serial Number B238410 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

Anonymous · March 6, 2014

Serial Number B238410 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j
Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4

lee571 40 · September 12, 2013

Serial Number B237790 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Has 17 jewels. Also have seen lists via nawcc.org
showing production of this watch was in 1907.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j
Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4

Anonymous · July 4, 2013

Serial Number B237198 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17 jewel adjusted 5 positions
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j
Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4

Anonymous · June 21, 2013

Serial Number B237748 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: movement is 17 jewel
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j
Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4

ncplumber 150 · June 16, 2013

Serial Number B238825 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j

captnemo101 16 · June 16, 2013

Serial Number B238439 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17 Jewels not 19 Jewels
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 19j to 17j
Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4