Pocket Watch Database

Due to the lack of existing factory records, our Non-Magnetic Watch Co. database has been reconstructed using observations of known watches.
As a result, the information may contain inaccuracies. Please let us know if you have details that can improve the database.

From the American Horology Archive:

Non-Magnetic Watch Co.

Grade: Peoria

Private Label(s) in Run:

Wm. B. Hanson - Belle Plaine, Iowa

What is a Private Label?
Manufacturer: Non-Magnetic Watch Co.
Manufacturer Location: Geneva, Switzerland and USA
Movement Serial Number: 24335
Grade: Peoria
Estimated Production Year: 1888
Run Quantity: 27,700
Grade/Model Run: 1 of 1
Grade/Model Total Production: 27,700
Size: 18s
Jewels: 11j or 15j
Case: Various
Run ID: 3.G1.18S1.18M1.U3.U3.1115J1
Database Version: v51.904
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
Registry Population: 26 (0.09%)
Research Note: Mixed Production by the Peoria Watch Company Factory.

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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.

WIZARDofWARLOCK 16 · December 7, 2023

Serial Number 38416 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 10, 2023

Serial Number 25328 was reported as accurate.

HerbertTrw Supporter 90 · March 30, 2023

Serial Number 45475 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: onlf for Info: must be produced before May 9, 1898
(Date was encraved inside)
Curator Response: Estimated production dates are expected to be accurate within +/- 3 Years.

cbzimm Supporter 372 · December 14, 2022

Serial Number 37544 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement marked Adjusted. Open Face. Correct that
it is Non-Magnetic and nickel.

5133Chris 3 · December 9, 2022

Serial Number 30789 was reported as accurate.

ewened 14 · October 17, 2022

Serial Number 26376 was reported as accurate.