Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Seth Thomas Grade 102 Pocket Watch

Seth Thomas Watch Co.

Grade: 102

Private Label(s) in Run:

C.J. Wells - Oneida, N.Y.

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Manufacturer: Seth Thomas
Manufacturer Location: Thomaston, Connecticut
Movement Serial Number: 28349
Grade: 102
Model: 2
Estimated Production Year: 1888
Run Quantity: 30
Grade/Model Run: 2 of 5
Grade/Model Total Production: 450
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Balance Type: Expansion
Regulator: Reed
Hairspring: Flat
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
U.S. Patents: 374359
Movement Markings: Seth Thomas
Thomaston, Conn.
Safety Pinion
Pat'd Dec.6.'87.
Adjusted
Case: Various
Run ID: 40.102G2.18S40.182M6.H6.L40.15J19
Data Research: 1904 Seth Thomas Serial List
Database Version: v52.358
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
1.35
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
3.56
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.032%
Registry Population: 1 (3.33%)

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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 350 · January 8, 2023

Serial Number 28349 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Private Label: C. J. Wells

Movement Markings:
C. J. Wells
ONEIDA, N.Y.
Safety Pinion
Pat'd Dec.6.'87.
Adjusted

Regulator: Reed
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. The database has been updated accordingly.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 34 to 102
Jewels changed from 7J to 15j
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

Anonymous · January 16, 2020

Serial Number 28349 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 15 Jewels (adjusted marked )
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection for further evaluation and documentation.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 34 to 102
Jewels changed from 7J to 15j
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Seth Thomas Grade 102 Pocket Watch