Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:

Hamilton Watch Co.

Grade: 974 Special

Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 2538465
Grade: 974 Special
Model: 2
Estimated Production Year: 1930
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 7 of 24
Grade/Model Total Production: 24,523
Size: 16s
Jewels: 17j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Going
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 3
Adjusted to Temperature: No
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 22.3, 38.0, 57.1
Hamilton 16s Dial Feet Research
Case: Various
Run ID: 2257.G7.16S1370.162M524.O1650.L1373.17J1354
Data Research: 1953 Hamilton Serial List
Database Version: v52.304
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
73.83
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
32.39
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.230%
Registry Population: 13 (1.30%)
$ Estimated Value (12 Month Change): 2.20% Analyzing 106 Sales

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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.


Anonymous · August 20, 2023

Serial Number 2538060 was reported as accurate.

nightstalker638 44 · October 30, 2021

Serial Number 2538465 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · March 24, 2021

Serial Number 2538303 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · November 22, 2020

Serial Number 2538322 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · August 18, 2020

Serial Number 2538436 was reported as accurate.

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

MoatsJustin1 top-contributor 4758 · May 18, 2020

Serial Number 2538839 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · February 5, 2020

Serial Number 2538328 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · January 7, 2020

Serial Number 2538328 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · January 6, 2020

Serial Number 2538328 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · December 22, 2018

Serial Number 2538147 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · November 3, 2018

Serial Number 2538060 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · June 17, 2018

Serial Number 2538172 was reported as accurate.

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

propwelder 30 · May 5, 2018

Serial Number 2538018 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · January 30, 2018

Serial Number 2538369 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 974 to 974 Special
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · January 16, 2018

Serial Number 2538302 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 974 to 974 Special
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

nightstalker638 44 · October 30, 2016

Serial Number 2538465 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 974 to 974 Special
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · October 4, 2015

Serial Number 2538018 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 974 to 974 Special
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · December 22, 2014

Serial Number 2538502 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 974 to 974 Special
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · August 27, 2013

Serial Number 2538870 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 974 to 974 Special
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
Railroad Grade changed from Yes to No

Anonymous · January 22, 2013

Serial Number 2538374 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 974 to 974 Special
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2

Anonymous · January 22, 2013

Serial Number 2538374 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: signed adjusted to 3 positions
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 974 to 974 Special
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2

Anonymous · January 22, 2013

Serial Number 2538374 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 974 to 974 Special
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2

Anonymous · August 9, 2012

Serial Number 2538567 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 974 speical r/r yes
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 974 to 974 Special
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4