Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Waltham Grade No. 1215 Pocket Watch

American Waltham Watch Co.

Grade: No. 1215

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 28741881
Grade: No. 1215
Model: 1894
Estimated Production Year: 1935
Run Quantity: 2,000
Grade/Model Run: 1 of 3
Grade/Model Total Production: 8,000
Size: 12s
Jewels: 15j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Regulator: Plain
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Case: Various
Run ID: 25558.G1.12S1695.121894M1623.O15858.P10489.15J6068
Data Research: 1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
NAWCC Waltham Serial Digest
Database Version: v52.304
Advanced Metrics
PWDB Absolute Rarity Index:
Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
24.08
PWDB Relative Rarity Index:
Rarity within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
21.92
Share of Production:
Share within Manufacturer - Scoped for Grade/Size/Model/Configuration
0.024%
Registry Population: 15 (0.75%)

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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 · December 2, 2021

Serial Number 28742833 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: My watch is stamped 17 Jewels.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection for further evaluation and documentation.

Anonymous · June 21, 2021

Serial Number 28742918 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 15, 2020

Serial Number 28741081 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: It has 15 jewels
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. This is consistent with factory records as well.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 17j to 15j

Anonymous · October 5, 2017

Serial Number 28742067 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 17j to 15j

Anonymous · August 11, 2015

Serial Number 28742094 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17 jewels on 28742094 nickel finish simple
regulator

Anonymous · May 24, 2014

Serial Number 28741858 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 26, 2013

Serial Number 28741536 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17 Jewels. I will offer the actual image of the
internal pocket watch, including original case
with that serial numbers.

mickroid 49 · November 19, 2013

Serial Number 28742372 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: MINE SAYS 17 JEWEL
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection for further evaluation and documentation.

Anonymous · May 14, 2013

Serial Number 28742443 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17j

Anonymous · March 6, 2013

Serial Number 28741803 was reported as accurate.

Waltham Grade No. 1215 Pocket Watch