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 J.W. Deacon Pocket Watch

United States Watch Co. (Marion)

Grade: J.W. Deacon

Last Run

Private Label(s) in Run:

George D. Lewin - Fredericktown, Ohio
T.L. Thompson & Co. - Portage, Wisc.
A.M. Murphey - Tyler, Texas
E.E. Fisher & Co. - Los Angeles, Cal.
F. Rudolph Lenn - New York

What is a Private Label?
Manufacturer: U.S. Watch Co. (Marion, NJ)
Manufacturer Location: Marion, New Jersey
Movement Serial Number: 283501
Grade: J.W. Deacon
Variation: No. 45 1/4
Model: 2
Estimated Production Date: 1872-
Run Quantity: 1,100
Grade/Model Run: 2 of 2
Grade/Model Total Production: 1,200
Size: 18s
Jewels: 11j
Jewel Setting: Friction
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Mixed
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Balance Type: Expansion
Regulator: Elson
Escapement Type: Straight-line
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 100511
Movement Markings: J.W. Deacon
Marion, N.J.
Pat Mch 8/70
Case: Various
Run ID: 662.G18.18S322.182M54.H399.M72.11J75
Database Version: v51.564
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
Registry Population: 1 (0.09%)
Research Note: Mixed Setting Types In Run: KS/LS

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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 ยท December 29, 2020

Serial Number 283312 was reported as accurate.

U.S. Watch Co. (Marion, NJ) Grade J.W. Deacon Pocket Watch