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From the American Horology Archive:
Hamilton Grade 937 Pocket Watch

Hamilton Watch Co.

Grade: 937

Private Label(s) in Run:
C. Boehmer & Co. - St. Louis, Mo.
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Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 1730
Grade: 937
Model: 2
Class: 2
Estimated Production Year: 1894
Run Quantity: 400
Grade/Model Total Production: 8,306
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Regulator: Goldthwait
Hairspring: Breguet
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
Railroad Grade: No
Railroad Grade Classification: Class C
Dial Feet Locations: 2.6, 18.0, 38.2
U.S. Patents: 832672, 427072
Data Research: 1953 Hamilton Serial List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 9 (2.25%)
Database Version: v49.701

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1
Image Credit: TimeAntiquarian
1681 #81 Collection June 21, 2014
2
Image Credit: rjandladyj
1730 #130 Collection February 08, 2016
3 1793 #193 Inferred
4
Image Credit: cougwatch
1821 #221 Collection February 17, 2019
5
Image Credit: jskirk621
1828 #228 Collection November 02, 2019
6 1854 #254 Inferred
7 1866 #266 Collection March 18, 2013
8 1873 #273 Inferred
9 1941 #341 Collection September 28, 2014
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 78.21 (Expected: 115.61, Δ37.41/9.35%)

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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.


Gimparoo Supporter 703 · June 8, 2021

Serial Number 1855 was reported as accurate.

rmwatchandclock Supporter 290 · May 18, 2021

Serial Number 1828 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 4, 2020

Serial Number 1823 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 23, 2019

Serial Number 1788 was reported as accurate.

rjandladyj 156 · January 28, 2016

Serial Number 1730 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2

rnewman61 2 · December 26, 2015

Serial Number 1869 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2

Anonymous · May 22, 2015

Serial Number 1823 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2

Anonymous · May 12, 2015

Serial Number 1823 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2

Anonymous · August 6, 2014

Serial Number 1885 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2

Anonymous · July 20, 2014

Serial Number 1993 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2

Anonymous · June 5, 2014

Serial Number 1681 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2

Anonymous · March 25, 2014

Serial Number 1912 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2

Anonymous · August 31, 2013

Serial Number 1911 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2

Anonymous · August 16, 2013

Serial Number 1870 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2

Anonymous · March 18, 2013

Serial Number 1866 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · October 8, 2012

Serial Number 1632 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Hamilton Grade 937 Pocket Watch