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From the American Horology Archive:
Lancaster Watch Co. Grade West End Pocket Watch

Lancaster Watch Co.

Grade: West End

Private Label(s) in Run:

Geo. W. White - Lancaster, Pa.

What is a Private Label?
Manufacturer: Lancaster Watch Co.
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 34132
Grade: West End
Variation: No. 10
Model: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1881
Run Quantity: 5,000
Grade/Model Run: 1 of 4
Grade/Model Total Production: 18,000
Size: 18s
Jewels: 10j
Movement Configuration: Adaptable
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Key
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Balance Type: Expansion
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Movement Markings: West End
Lancaster, Pa.
Patent Pinion
Case: Various
Run ID: 32.G1.18S20.181M8.A8.K8.10J1
Database Version: v52.334
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
54.19
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
400.67
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
7.916%
Registry Population: 17 (0.34%)
Research Note: #34774: Likely 10j, #33441: Like 10j Private Label "Geo. W. White - Lancaster, Pa." #30300 referenced in a newspaper advertisement as West End with 10 Jewels. #30021: Marked "Patent Safety Pinion" with "Patent" appearing to be a late addition after the original movement was marked.

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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 · June 2, 2023

Serial Number 33636 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 18, 2022

Serial Number 32015 was reported as accurate.

Harlton Supporter 98 · February 28, 2022

Serial Number 34132 was reported as accurate.

Lancaster Watch Co. Grade West End Pocket Watch