Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:

Ball - Waltham

Grade: Official Standard

Manufacturer: Ball - Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: B061099
Grade: Official Standard
Model: 1899
Estimated Production Year: 1899
Run Quantity: 400
Grade/Model Run: 5 of 107
Grade/Model Total Production: 71,861
Size: 16s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Finish Pattern: Circular
Movement Setting: Mixed
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Regulator: Reed
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Railroad Grade Classification: Class A
U.S. Patents: D26267, D32330
Movement Markings: Official RR Standard
Ball & Co.
Cleveland, O.
17 Jewels
Adjusted
Sapphire Pallets
Trade Mark
Pat.Nov.17.96
Case: Various
Database Version: v52.335
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
213.95
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
1,381.31
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
75.276%
Registry Population: 2 (0.50%)
Research Note: #B060809: LS; Corresponds to Waltham Serial run starting with #9,060,701

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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.


cjbrem Supporter 578 · August 19, 2022

Serial Number B060861 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 23, 2021

Serial Number B061018 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Anonymous · September 26, 2020

Serial Number B060903 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: I have a 23jewel movement
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Anonymous · July 19, 2020

Serial Number B060753 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Anonymous · December 11, 2019

Serial Number B061026 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

rjbeck 150 · March 12, 2019

Serial Number B061007 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Anonymous · September 20, 2018

Serial Number B061038 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Anonymous · September 20, 2018

Serial Number B061039 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Mobilaero Top Contributor Supporter 299 · July 2, 2016

Serial Number B060809 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: B060809 comes from the first run of 16s Ball
Official Rail Road Standard (ORRS) watches made by
Waltham for the Webb C. Ball Co. 400 were in the
first run and numbered by W.C. Ball as B060701
to 0601100. They were a mix of both pendant set
AND lever set. B060809 is lever set.

A thread discussing the first run Ball-Waltham
Official Rail Road Standard watches can be found
using the following link.

http://mb.nawcc.org/showthread.php?94472-Ball-Wal
tham-ORRS-First-Run-Research
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Anonymous · October 9, 2015

Serial Number B061093 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Anonymous · October 9, 2015

Serial Number B061093 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Anonymous · October 5, 2015

Serial Number B061093 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Anonymous · September 1, 2014

Serial Number B061026 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Anonymous · July 3, 2014

Serial Number B061078 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed
Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4

Anonymous · June 28, 2014

Serial Number B060706 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Wrstratton 134 · February 22, 2014

Serial Number B060809 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed
Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4

Anonymous · February 20, 2014

Serial Number B060783 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Anonymous · February 19, 2014

Serial Number B060783 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Anonymous · December 7, 2013

Serial Number B061095 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Anonymous · August 20, 2013

Serial Number B060713 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed

Anonymous · July 13, 2013

Serial Number B060710 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Mixed
Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4