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Due to the lack of existing factory records, our Seth Thomas 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.

Grade: 36

New Eagle

Manufacturer: Seth Thomas
Manufacturer Location: Thomaston, Connecticut
Movement Serial Number: 767537
Grade: 36
Model: 8
Size: 18s
Jewels: 7j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Two-Tone
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Regulator: Plain
Hairspring: Breguet
Standard Dial Type: Single-Pressed
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Quality Rating:
Movement Markings: Seth Thomas
Thomaston, Conn.
Safety Pinion
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Verifications & Observations

  • December 11, 2017:
    Serial Number 767105 was reported as accurate
  • October 24, 2017:
    Serial Number 767874 was reported as accurate
  • September 30, 2017:
    Serial Number 767874 was reported as accurate
  • September 18, 2017:
    Serial Number 767105 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: GRADE: 36; SIZE: 18; MODEL; 8; NEW EAGLE SERIES;
    MOVEMENT SETTING: LEVER; 7 JEWELS; MOVEMENT
    CONFIGURATION: OPEN FACE; MOVEMENT FINISH: 2 TONE;
    PLATE: 3/4; REGULATOR: PLAIN; HAIRSPRING:
    BREGUET; DIAL: SINGLE PRESSED; SAFETY PINION
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Grade changed from Unknown to 36
    Size changed from Unknown to 18
    Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4
  • November 4, 2016:
    Serial Number 767537 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: I believe that the listing is accurate as far as
    it goes, but I also believe that it is a 7j Model
    36 based on comparisons with other watches on this
    site. (Two-Tone)
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Grade changed from Unknown to 36
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Two-Tone
    Movement Setting changed from Lever or Pendant to Lever
  • May 24, 2016:
    Serial Number 767421 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Grade changed from Unknown to 36
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Two-Tone
    Movement Setting changed from Lever or Pendant to Lever
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