Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Seth Thomas Grade 55 Pocket Watch

Seth Thomas Watch Co.

Grade: 55

Private Label(s) in Run:

Thos. Gaskell - St. Paul, Minn.
A.J. Doughty - Marinette, Wis.

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Manufacturer: Seth Thomas
Manufacturer Location: Thomaston, Connecticut
Movement Serial Number: 13454
Grade: 55
Model: 3
Estimated Production Year: 1885
Run Quantity: 800
Grade/Model Run: 2 of 9
Grade/Model Total Production: 5,890
Size: 18s
Jewels: 11j
Jewel Setting: Burnished Jewels
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Balance Type: Expansion
Regulator: Reed
Hairspring: Flat
Standard Dial Type: Single-Sunk
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Movement Markings: Seth Thomas
Thomaston, Conn.
Safety Pinion
Case: Various
Run ID: 15.55G5.18S15.183M6.O15.L15.11J9
Data Research: 1904 Seth Thomas Serial List
Database Version: v52.335
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
17.73
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
51.91
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.416%
Registry Population: 6 (0.75%)

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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.


SethThomasFan Top Contributor Seth Thomas Expert Supporter 335 · February 9, 2023

Serial Number 13454 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 7, 2022

Serial Number 13803 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: I have a watch that looks exactly like this, but
on the face it reads " A. J. DOUGHTYy" and on the
rear it is inscribed "A. J. Doughty, Marinette,
WIS"
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. The database has been updated accordingly.

Anonymous · February 19, 2021

Serial Number 13639 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 22, 2018

Serial Number 13772 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 16, 2016

Serial Number 13489 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 15, 2015

Serial Number 13538 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 15, 2015

Serial Number 13638 was reported as accurate.

Seth Thomas Grade 55 Pocket Watch