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Grade: Vanguard

Vanguard Premier, Mixed Run: 21-jewel and 23-jewel examples reported

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 30753979
Grade: Vanguard
Model: 1908
Estimated Production Year: 1941
Run Quantity: 10,000
Total Production: 177,450
Size: 16s
Jewels: 23j    Mixed Run
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 6
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Quality Rating:
Data Research: 1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
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Verifications & Observations

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Verification Serial Map
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  • June 20, 2019:
    Serial Number 30755333 was reported as accurate
  • June 7, 2019:
    Serial Number 30758207 was reported as accurate
  • May 23, 2019:
    Serial Number 30750842 was reported as accurate
  • April 8, 2019:
    Serial Number 30759885 was reported as accurate
  • March 12, 2019:
    Serial Number 30759149 was reported as accurate
  • March 8, 2019:
    Serial Number 30753834 was reported as accurate
  • February 16, 2019:
    Serial Number 30758999 was reported as accurate
  • February 16, 2019:
    Serial Number 30755625 was reported as accurate
  • January 21, 2019:
    Serial Number 30750826 was reported as accurate
  • January 20, 2019:
    Serial Number 30750826 was reported as accurate
  • December 17, 2018:
    Serial Number 30756532 was reported as accurate
  • December 12, 2018:
    Serial Number 30753453 was reported as accurate
  • November 8, 2018:
    Serial Number 30759174 was reported as accurate
  • October 20, 2018:
    Serial Number 30758564 was reported as accurate
  • October 8, 2018:
    Serial Number 30754842 was reported as accurate
  • September 30, 2018:
    Serial Number 30751805 was reported as accurate
  • September 2, 2018:
    Serial Number 30753453 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: All information is correct, this movement is a 23
    jewel watch.
  • August 28, 2018:
    Serial Number 30756112 was reported as accurate
  • June 13, 2018:
    Serial Number 30754624 was reported as accurate
  • June 3, 2018:
    Serial Number 30753752 was reported as accurate
  • June 1, 2018:
    Serial Number 30750496 was reported as accurate
  • May 22, 2018:
    Serial Number 30750496 was reported as accurate
  • March 20, 2018:
    Serial Number 30752178 was reported as accurate
  • February 19, 2018:
    Serial Number 30755253 was reported as accurate
  • February 18, 2018:
    Serial Number 30755253 was reported as accurate
  • February 10, 2018:
    Serial Number 30752802 was reported as accurate
  • October 1, 2017:
    Serial Number 30754855 was reported as accurate
  • September 30, 2017:
    Serial Number 30750253 was reported as accurate
  • August 20, 2017:
    Serial Number 30759544 was reported as accurate
  • August 13, 2017:
    Serial Number 30759660 was reported as accurate
  • August 13, 2017:
    Serial Number 30759660 was reported as accurate
  • August 9, 2017:
    Serial Number 30759149 was reported as accurate
  • August 9, 2017:
    Serial Number 30759149 was reported as accurate
  • August 5, 2017:
    Serial Number 30758177 was reported as accurate
  • July 27, 2017:
    Serial Number 30751986 was reported as accurate
  • July 22, 2017:
    Serial Number 30757674 was reported as accurate
  • July 22, 2017:
    Serial Number 30757674 was reported as accurate
  • June 10, 2017:
    Serial Number 30752529 was reported as accurate
  • May 31, 2017:
    Serial Number 30750389 was reported as accurate
  • May 13, 2017:
    Serial Number 30755033 was reported as accurate
  • April 25, 2017:
    Serial Number 30750542 was reported as accurate
  • March 18, 2017:
    Serial Number 30754496 was reported as accurate
  • March 4, 2017:
    Serial Number 30755238 was reported as accurate
  • March 2, 2017:
    Serial Number 30757363 was reported as accurate
  • January 23, 2017:
    Serial Number 30753817 was reported as accurate
  • January 20, 2017:
    Serial Number 30753817 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: 23 jewel movement
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 21j to 23j
  • January 11, 2017:
    Serial Number 30757567 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 21j to 23j
  • December 29, 2016:
    Serial Number 30755475 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 21j to 23j
  • December 29, 2016:
    Serial Number 30755475 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 21j to 23j
  • December 8, 2016:
    Serial Number 30754550 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: 23 Jewel
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 21j to 23j
  • November 30, 2016:
    Serial Number 30755446 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: 23 Jewels
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 21j to 23j
  • November 12, 2016:
    Serial Number 30750444 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: 23 jewel
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 21j to 23j
  • October 15, 2016:
    Serial Number 30754016 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 21j to 23j
  • September 13, 2016:
    Serial Number 30754675 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: 23jewels
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 21j to 23j
  • August 25, 2016:
    Serial Number 30759253 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 21j to 23j
  • August 22, 2016:
    Serial Number 30759253 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 21j to 23j
  • August 18, 2016:
    Serial Number 30759253 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: Grade = RIVERSIDE Adj. = Temp
    Jewels = 21
    Railroad Grade = NO
  • July 16, 2016:
    Serial Number 30756906 was reported as accurate
  • July 13, 2016:
    Serial Number 30758987 was reported as accurate
  • June 13, 2016:
    Serial Number 30753128 was reported as accurate
  • March 29, 2016:
    Serial Number 30752555 was reported as accurate
  • March 20, 2016:
    Serial Number 30754455 was reported as accurate
  • March 16, 2016:
    Serial Number 30754572 was reported as accurate
  • March 13, 2016:
    Serial Number 30752389 was reported as accurate
  • March 13, 2016:
    Serial Number 30752389 was reported as accurate
  • March 12, 2016:
    Serial Number 30759197 was reported as accurate
  • March 11, 2016:
    Serial Number 30756312 was reported as accurate
  • March 10, 2016:
    Serial Number 30754455 was reported as accurate
  • March 4, 2016:
    Serial Number 30751255 was reported as accurate
  • February 28, 2016:
    Serial Number 30757916 was reported as accurate
  • January 11, 2016:
    Serial Number 30751355 was reported as accurate
  • December 28, 2015:
    Serial Number 30758903 was reported as accurate
  • December 25, 2015:
    Serial Number 30752575 was reported as accurate
  • November 30, 2015:
    Serial Number 30754455 was reported as accurate
  • July 20, 2015:
    Serial Number 30755455 was reported as accurate
  • May 31, 2015:
    Serial Number 30751792 was reported as accurate
  • May 14, 2015:
    Serial Number 30752161 was reported as accurate
  • May 11, 2015:
    Serial Number 30754857 was reported as accurate
  • May 10, 2015:
    Serial Number 30753296 was reported as accurate
  • April 14, 2015:
    Serial Number 30755733 was reported as accurate
  • March 2, 2015:
    Serial Number 30751376 was reported as accurate
  • February 27, 2015:
    Serial Number 30753545 was reported as accurate
  • February 21, 2015:
    Serial Number 30752014 was reported as accurate
  • January 8, 2015:
    Serial Number 30758974 was reported as accurate
  • October 4, 2014:
    Serial Number 30755140 was reported as accurate
  • August 15, 2014:
    Serial Number 30758233 was reported as accurate
  • August 3, 2014:
    Serial Number 30753128 was reported as accurate
  • July 9, 2014:
    Serial Number 30752848 was reported as accurate
  • April 25, 2014:
    Serial Number 30757554 was reported as accurate
  • April 12, 2014:
    Serial Number 30755915 was reported as accurate
  • March 31, 2014:
    Serial Number 30755762 was reported as accurate
  • November 30, 2013:
    Serial Number 30752851 was reported as accurate
  • November 29, 2013:
    Serial Number 30752851 was reported as accurate
  • November 8, 2013:
    Serial Number 30752107 was reported as accurate
  • October 23, 2013:
    Serial Number 30758323 was reported as accurate
  • October 19, 2013:
    Serial Number 30752587 was reported as accurate
  • September 25, 2013:
    Serial Number 30757430 was reported as accurate
  • September 12, 2013:
    Serial Number 30754855 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: model # is 1899 adj to 6p
  • September 8, 2013:
    Serial Number 30752104 was reported as accurate
  • September 5, 2013:
    Serial Number 30757217 was reported as accurate
  • July 29, 2013:
    Serial Number 30757430 was reported as accurate
  • May 6, 2013:
    Serial Number 30751520 was reported as accurate
  • May 6, 2013:
    Serial Number 30753545 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • January 23, 2013:
    Serial Number 30755282 was reported as accurate
  • December 8, 2012:
    Serial Number 30752587 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: Movement says Waltham Vanguard Premier, Six
    adjustments.
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