Pocket Watch Database
Access Date: December 06, 2023
From the American Horology Archive:
Seth Thomas Watch Co.
Private Label(s) in Run:
C.S. Hayes - Norfolk, Neb.What is a Private Label?
|Manufacturer Location:||Thomaston, Connecticut|
|Movement Serial Number:||25180|
|Estimated Production Year:||1888|
|Grade/Model Run:||1 of 16|
|Grade/Model Total Production:||3,560|
|Standard Dial Type:||Single-Sunk|
|Movement Markings:||[Private Label]
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Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
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Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
|Share of Production: |
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
|Registry Population:||1 (1.00%)|
Research Note: Possibly an experimental run of the new Model 2. #25180: Verified with Higginbotham's patented hairspring stud and Breguet hairspring.
Production Metrics Tree: Grade 197
Target Profile: 18S-M2-15J-HNL-A
|Seth Thomas Grade 197 (All Variations): 3,560 ETP|
|18S: 3,560 100.00%
18s, Grade 197
|18S-M2: 3,560 100.00%
18s, Grade 197, Model 2
|18S-M2-15J: 3,560 100.00%
18s, Grade 197, Model 2, 15 Jewels
|18S-M2-15J-HNL: 3,560 100.00%
18s, Grade 197, Model 2, 15 Jewels, Hunting/Lever/Nickel
|18S-M2-15J-HNL-A: 3,560 100.00%|
Population Registry for This Run
|Image||Serial Number||Run Position||Primary Identification Method||Discovery Date|
There is 1 watch in the population registry for this run with 1 image.
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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 246 · August 8, 2023
Serial Number 25180 was reported as accurate.
SethThomasFan Top Contributor Seth Thomas Expert Supporter 246 · August 7, 2023
Serial Number 25180 was reported as inaccurate.
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Movement Markings: C.S. Hayes
Dec. 6. 87.