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Pocket Watch Serial Number Lookup - Hamilton, South Bend, Illinois, Rockford, Waltham & Elgin Pocket Watches
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Grade: Seaside

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 10496743
Grade: Seaside
Model: 1890
Estimated Production Year: 1901
Run Quantity: 5,000
Total Production: 993,698
Size: 6s
Jewels: 15j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Split Plate
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Data Research: 1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
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Verifications & Observations

10495001
Verification Serial Map
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  • March 12, 2019:
    Serial Number 10498911 was reported as accurate
  • September 26, 2017:
    Serial Number 10498958 was reported as accurate
  • September 26, 2017:
    Serial Number 10498958 was reported as accurate
  • September 10, 2017:
    Serial Number 10496971 was reported as accurate
  • August 14, 2017:
    Serial Number 10497060 was reported as accurate
  • April 17, 2017:
    Serial Number 10498719 was reported as accurate
  • March 8, 2017:
    Serial Number 10496912 was reported as accurate
  • February 22, 2016:
    Serial Number 10495638 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: 15j
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 7j to 15j
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • October 7, 2015:
    Serial Number 10499330 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 7j to 15j
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • April 28, 2015:
    Serial Number 10495460 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: Movement is marked 15 jewels
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 7j to 15j
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
    Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4 Split
  • April 23, 2015:
    Serial Number 10496502 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: This is hunter case 15 jewels
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 7j to 15j
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
    Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4 Split
  • March 1, 2014:
    Serial Number 10497066 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 7j to 15j
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
    Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4 Split
  • April 21, 2013:
    Serial Number 10495449 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 7j to 15j
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
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