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From the American Horology Archive:
Waltham Grade No. 1617 Pocket Watch

American Waltham Watch Co.

Grade: No. 1617

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 32030203
Grade: No. 1617
Model: 1908
Estimated Production Year: 1943
Run Quantity: 25,000
Total Production: 82,000
Size: 16s
Jewels: 17j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: Bridge Plate
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 3
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Total Adjustments: 5
Railroad Grade: No
Data Research: 1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
Database Version: v47.470

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Data Verification Reports

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19322017 8 · October 28, 2021

Serial Number 32048649 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: The number of jewels is incorrect . The number of
positions is incorrect also It is also a railroad
watch and is listed as not being one. I personally
have on just like it and is correctly listed.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection for further evaluation and documentation.

Anonymous · August 30, 2021

Serial Number 32033909 was reported as accurate.

mikmis 4 · August 29, 2021

Serial Number 32045517 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 18, 2021

Serial Number 32042231 was reported as accurate.

colaman6mcq Supporter 147 · August 5, 2021

Serial Number 32037366 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 23, 2021

Serial Number 32037196 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 2, 2021

Serial Number 32039786 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 8, 2021

Serial Number 32050289 was reported as accurate.

taborclock Supporter 74 · March 13, 2021

Serial Number 32039415 was reported as accurate.

Gatchy 6 · February 27, 2021

Serial Number 32039847 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 21, 2020

Serial Number 32029445 was reported as accurate.

Waltham1308 1 · December 15, 2020

Serial Number 32050334 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 12, 2020

Serial Number 32045531 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 29, 2020

Serial Number 32045011 was reported as accurate.

Eltee120 Supporter 100 · August 18, 2020

Serial Number 32035361 was reported as accurate.

rtwatches 943 · July 28, 2020

Serial Number 32029690 was reported as accurate.

cmdraven 3263 · July 17, 2020

Serial Number 32038004 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 21, 2020

Serial Number 32045011 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 8, 2020

Serial Number 32040407 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 18, 2020

Serial Number 32029690 was reported as accurate.

MoatsJustin1 2062 · May 14, 2020

Serial Number 32029690 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 4, 2020

Serial Number 32043806 was reported as accurate.

Felix1941 30 · April 14, 2020

Serial Number 32050282 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 16a movement
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. These are classified as Grade "1617" in factory serial listings (commonly marked with "16A").

Anonymous · April 6, 2020

Serial Number 32052295 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 5, 2020

Serial Number 32038749 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 25, 2020

Serial Number 32044194 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 10, 2020

Serial Number 32035361 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 2, 2020

Serial Number 32052469 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 3, 2019

Serial Number 32046249 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: My Movement is marked 16-A which I think is a
military designation ?

Rcardkidz 2320 · October 26, 2019

Serial Number 32044245 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 16, 2019

Serial Number 32037817 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 3, 2019

Serial Number 32031209 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 26, 2019

Serial Number 32031951 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 12, 2019

Serial Number 32049452 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 6, 2019

Serial Number 32043300 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Ripken77 31 · June 28, 2019

Serial Number 32031535 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 13, 2019

Serial Number 32044642 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 13, 2019

Serial Number 32044642 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 13, 2019

Serial Number 32052900 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 11, 2019

Serial Number 32035361 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 4, 2019

Serial Number 32050692 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: ADJ, 5 POSITIONS, MARKED '16-A' AS WELL
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. "5 Adjustments" is not equivalent to "5 Positions." (3 Positions + Temperature + Isochronism). If it is marked "5 Positions," please upload an image to your account for further evaluation and documentation.

Anonymous · April 4, 2019

Serial Number 32050692 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 30, 2019

Serial Number 32050692 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 6, 2019

Serial Number 32039786 was reported as accurate.

MarkH1 30 · March 3, 2019

Serial Number 32046542 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 21, 2019

Serial Number 32040129 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Serial number shows movement as #16-A, 17 jewel
with FIVE not THREE adjustments
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. "5 Adjustments" is not equivalent to "5 Positions." (3 Positions + Temperature + Isochronism)

Anonymous · January 13, 2019

Serial Number 32040252 was reported as accurate.

DaleBryant 47 · January 4, 2019

Serial Number 32034390 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 4, 2019

Serial Number 32034114 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 14, 2018

Serial Number 32050841 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 3, 2018

Serial Number 32032689 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 1, 2018

Serial Number 32045531 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 17, 2018

Serial Number 32051228 was reported as accurate.

Chefbearsteve 5 · September 14, 2018

Serial Number 32048580 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 9, 2018

Serial Number 32044788 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 5, 2018

Serial Number 32034399 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 6, 2018

Serial Number 32047887 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 17, 2018

Serial Number 32039774 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 3, 2018

Serial Number 32030203 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Adj Temp and 3 pos.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

sroglum 34 · May 10, 2018

Serial Number 32052987 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · August 10, 2017

Serial Number 32043248 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · July 18, 2017

Serial Number 32043248 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This one is clearly marked "5 Adjustments."
Cheers. duffy l.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · July 15, 2017

Serial Number 32032839 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · March 24, 2017

Serial Number 32034114 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · March 23, 2017

Serial Number 32047159 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · February 18, 2017

Serial Number 32050737 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · January 30, 2017

Serial Number 32048624 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · September 14, 2016

Serial Number 32043551 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · September 14, 2016

Serial Number 32043551 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · August 23, 2016

Serial Number 32051600 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · June 30, 2016

Serial Number 32049459 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Rookie70 14 · June 16, 2016

Serial Number 32045557 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · June 14, 2016

Serial Number 32046344 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · April 3, 2016

Serial Number 32039532 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · February 12, 2016

Serial Number 32044623 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · January 25, 2016

Serial Number 32040219 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

jjcanaday 9 · January 18, 2016

Serial Number 32035805 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 16-A
3 pos, 17j
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · November 13, 2015

Serial Number 32036021 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · October 29, 2015

Serial Number 32036021 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · October 17, 2015

Serial Number 32044978 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

334334 44 · May 28, 2015

Serial Number 32036915 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

maskyles 14 · May 18, 2015

Serial Number 32051027 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

rtwatches 943 · May 5, 2015

Serial Number 32046845 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Marked 16-A , 5 Adjustments, has an eyelash type
fine regulator.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · April 6, 2015

Serial Number 32032694 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Mine, like others below, is clearly marked "16-A."
And clearly marked "Adj temp. ... 3 Pos."
Pendant set. Cheers. duffy l.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

jabber7051 3 · April 1, 2015

Serial Number 32032694 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Adjusted 3 positions not 5
Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · March 28, 2015

Serial Number 32033050 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · February 26, 2015

Serial Number 32049532 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Gasperoff 727 · February 19, 2015

Serial Number 32051027 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Gasperoff 727 · February 16, 2015

Serial Number 32051027 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · January 9, 2015

Serial Number 32031220 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · October 9, 2014

Serial Number 32037377 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

cirionm 1 · September 14, 2014

Serial Number 32053533 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: movement setting = pendant
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · August 25, 2014

Serial Number 32035993 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

AlyssaDaniel821 1 · August 7, 2014

Serial Number 32043630 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

AlyssaDaniel821 1 · August 7, 2014

Serial Number 32043630 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · June 7, 2014

Serial Number 32035137 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

caseygallant 3 · June 2, 2014

Serial Number 32044377 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · May 13, 2014

Serial Number 32031203 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · March 20, 2014

Serial Number 32045557 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: mine isn't lever set it's pendant , and that black
and white picture isn't what mine looks like
either. the separated finger isn't in mine mine
has a solid gear plate also marked on the movement
is 16-A WALTHAM USA.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · February 27, 2014

Serial Number 32039671 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Non Railroad Watch
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · February 16, 2014

Serial Number 32035475 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · February 14, 2014

Serial Number 32036193 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: stem set, adj 3 pos & 16A movement
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · January 31, 2014

Serial Number 32036985 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · January 29, 2014

Serial Number 32033110 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Marked 3 positions, 16A and pendant set
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · December 2, 2013

Serial Number 32035273 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This is a Waltham Swiss model 16-A, 17 jewels
adjusted to temp. and 3 positions pendant set.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · November 19, 2013

Serial Number 32030940 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Stem set, adjusted to 3 positions
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · November 15, 2013

Serial Number 32034225 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · November 2, 2013

Serial Number 32050343 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

worldofantiques 199 · November 2, 2013

Serial Number 32045920 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · October 24, 2013

Serial Number 32033530 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: It says 3 pos on the movement.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · August 4, 2013

Serial Number 32039496 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: The Grey book lists this as a 1945 Model and
production dates probably 1945.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted # Positions changed from 5 to 3

Anonymous · August 1, 2013

Serial Number 32039496 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Mine has 5 adjustments, does not have the small
cock as shown in the diagram and is micro adjusted
not star.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Plate changed from Unknown to Bridge

Anonymous · February 1, 2013

Serial Number 32035453 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: model 16-a adj. temp & 3 pos pendent set
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Plate changed from Unknown to Bridge

Anonymous · December 17, 2012

Serial Number 32038720 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: My movement has 5 adjustments, all other is
correct.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Pendant
Adjusted changed from No to Yes
Plate changed from Unknown to Bridge
Waltham Grade No. 1617 Pocket Watch