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From the American Horology Archive:
Waltham Grade Amn. Watch Co. Pocket Watch

American Waltham Watch Co.

Grade: Amn. Watch Co.

Repeater

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 3793882
Grade: Amn. Watch Co.
Model: 1884
Estimated Production Date: September 1888 - July 1889
Run Quantity: 800
Total Production: 3,050
Size: 14s
Jewels: 16j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Regulator: Fogg Tadpole
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
Data Research: 1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 15 (1.88%)
Database Version: v49.391
Research Note: Waltham Serial Ledgers designate this run as Size 16. However, these repeaters are produced using a Size 14 Model 1884 with an enlarged pillar plate, fitting in Size 18 cases.

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 3793523 #123 Collection October 08, 2022
2 3793539 #139 Marketplace September 08, 2022
3 3793561 #161 Marketplace December 04, 2013
4 3793570 #170 Marketplace March 16, 2019
5 3793574 #174 Marketplace March 22, 2018
6 3793709 #309 Marketplace March 29, 2019
7 3793711 #311 Collection March 18, 2015
8 3793773 #373 Collection January 23, 2021
9 3793835 #435 Inferred
10 3793882 #482 Collection September 01, 2019
11 3793936 #536 Marketplace July 21, 2013
12 3793939 #539 Marketplace August 11, 2013
13 3793943 #543 Collection October 08, 2022
14 3793966 #566 Marketplace August 15, 2021
15 3794184 #784 Marketplace October 20, 2015
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 199.23 (Expected: 231.08, Δ31.85/3.98%)

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Data Verification Reports

3793401
Verification Serial Map
3794200

ArizonaJohn 1 · October 8, 2022

Serial Number 3793943 was reported as accurate.

bjeans01 43 · June 14, 2022

Serial Number 3793411 was reported as accurate.

MJKauz Supporter 23 · February 8, 2022

Serial Number 3793709 was reported as accurate.

2mnyboxers Supporter 331 · May 2, 2021

Serial Number 3793939 was reported as accurate.

stevekrz 26 · January 23, 2021

Serial Number 3793773 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 27, 2020

Serial Number 3793962 was reported as accurate.

Harlton Supporter 98 · February 2, 2020

Serial Number 3793663 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 31, 2019

Serial Number 3793685 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 31, 2019

Serial Number 3793680 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 12, 2019

Serial Number 3793851 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 16s movement
https://jones-horan.hibid.com/lot/56753648/waltha
m--five-minute-repeater--nos-w-original-tin/
Curator Response: Waltham Serial Ledgers designate this run as Size 16. However, these repeaters are produced using a Size 14 Model 1884 with an enlarged pillar plate, fitting in Size 18 cases.

Anonymous · November 12, 2019

Serial Number 3793461 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 16s movement
https://jewelry.ha.com/itm/timepieces/waltham-rar
e-18k-gold-five-minute-repeater-16-size-original-b
ox-andamp-chain-circa-1888/a/5121-60113.s

Anonymous · November 12, 2019

Serial Number 3793663 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Ebay listing shows 16s movement
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-Waltham-5-Minute
-Repeater-Pocket-Watch-British-Silver-Demi-Hunter-
Case/362805037246

SJM1123 10 · November 5, 2019

Serial Number 3793882 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Just had this movement restored. Watchmaker
counted 17 jewels for the clock train and another
8 associated with the chimes, for a total of 25
jewels. Watchmaker also measured the movement at
43.4mm in total diameter, putting it at slightly
larger than a 16s

Anonymous · May 11, 2019

Serial Number 3793709 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Waltham-Heavy-Engraved-18
k-YG-Hunter-Pocket-Watch-with-5-minute-repeater-21
224/264305643971?hash=item3d89d811c3:g:CfwAAOSwok9
cnnpo
Movement plate doesn't match any of the images
on your page.
Curator Response: Verified as a 5-Minute Repeater, 16s, Model 1884.

Anonymous · September 27, 2018

Serial Number 3793966 was reported as accurate.

Pocketwatchlover 71 · February 4, 2018

Serial Number 3793758 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 13, 2017

Serial Number 3793795 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 3793795 is a 16S 5 minute repeater

Anonymous · June 14, 2017

Serial Number 3793705 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This is a 5 minute repeater 16s Full Plate. 17J

Anonymous · April 28, 2017

Serial Number 3793697 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · November 30, 2015

Serial Number 3793786 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 16 to 14

Anonymous · April 11, 2015

Serial Number 3793642 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 16 to 14

Carrato 68 · March 18, 2015

Serial Number 3793711 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 16 to 14

Anonymous · March 18, 2015

Serial Number 3793711 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 16 to 14

Anonymous · February 21, 2015

Serial Number 3793709 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 16 to 14

Anonymous · May 23, 2014

Serial Number 3794184 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 16 to 14

Anonymous · May 5, 2014

Serial Number 3794184 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 16 to 14

Anonymous · April 5, 2014

Serial Number 3793816 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 16 to 14

Anonymous · February 5, 2014

Serial Number 3793461 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 16 to 14

Anonymous · December 23, 2013

Serial Number 3793939 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 16 to 14

Anonymous · December 14, 2013

Serial Number 3793866 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 16 to 14

Anonymous · October 29, 2013

Serial Number 3794073 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from 16 to 14
Waltham Grade Amn. Watch Co. Pocket Watch