Pocket Watch Database

Due to the lack of existing factory records, our United States Watch Co. (Marion) 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.

From the American Horology Archive:
U.S. Watch Co. (Marion, NJ) Grade George Channing Pocket Watch

United States Watch Co. (Marion)

Grade: George Channing

Private Label(s) in Run:

C.P. Davis - Elizabethport, N.J.
Neal McGonigle - South Amboy, N.Y.
The Philadelphia Exhibition Watch 1876
Royal Gold American Watch - New York

What is a Private Label?
Manufacturer: U.S. Watch Co. (Marion, NJ)
Manufacturer Location: Marion, New Jersey
Movement Serial Number: 161390
Grade: George Channing
Variation: No. 37 1/4
Model: 1
Estimated Production Date: 1872-
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 7 of 9
Grade/Model Total Production: 5,060
Size: 18s
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Frosted
Movement Setting: Mixed
Plate: Full Plate
Balance Type: Expansion
Regulator: Plain In
Escapement Type: Straight-line
U.S. Patents: D2281
Movement Markings: George Channing
Marion, N.J.
Giles Patent
Mch 13th 66
Case: Various
Run ID: 452.G10.18S237.181M188.H124.M53.J191
Database Version: v52.107
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
10.46
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
432.51
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
3.875%
Registry Population: 5 (0.25%)
Research Note: Mixed Setting Types In Run: KS/LS/BS

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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.


Anonymous · November 29, 2022

Serial Number 160991 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 2, 2021

Serial Number 160684 was reported as accurate.

U.S. Watch Co. (Marion, NJ) Grade George Channing Pocket Watch