Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Seth Thomas Grade 182 Special Pocket Watch Movement

Seth Thomas Watch Co.

Grade: 182 Special

Manufacturer: Seth Thomas
Manufacturer Location: Thomaston, Connecticut
Movement Serial Number: 235438
Grade: 182 Special
Model: 5
Estimated Production Year: 1912
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Two-Tone
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Patent
Hairspring: Breguet
Standard Dial Type: Double-Pressed
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Database Version: v48.137

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Data Verification Reports

rmwatchandclock 234 · May 13, 2021

Serial Number 235438 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Serial number 235438, as mentioned in a previous
verification, is a pendant set model 5. This make
the grade of the watch a 281, not a 182.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. However, there is no known description for a No. 281 that matches the characteristics of this movement. However, The "182 Special" is described in catalogs as two-tone, 17 jewels, adjusted, and pendant-set.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from Yes to No

rmwatchandclock 234 · May 9, 2021

Serial Number 235438 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Serial number 235438 is pendant set.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. The database has been updated accordingly.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted changed from Yes to No

steve288 255 · January 24, 2018

Serial Number 235447 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 182 to 182 Special
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted changed from Yes to No
Seth Thomas Grade 182 Special Pocket Watch Movement