Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Waltham Grade Crescent St. Pocket Watch

American Waltham Watch Co.

Grade: Crescent St.

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 470545
Grade: Crescent St.
Model: 1870
Estimated Production Date: January 1870 - May 1, 1870
Run Quantity: 500
Grade/Model Total Production: 17,880
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Movement Configuration: Adaptable
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Key
Plate: Full Plate
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Data Research: c.1900 Waltham Factory Ledgers
1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 6 (1.20%)
Database Version: v49.716

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1
Image Credit: Bostonjoe
470545 #45 Collection November 10, 2015
2 470687 #187 Marketplace April 17, 2020
3 470822 #322 Collection January 25, 2018
4 470862 #362 Collection September 27, 2016
5 470881 #381 Collection July 22, 2015
6 470976 #476 Marketplace June 16, 2021
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 154.62 (Expected: 144.48, Δ10.14/2.03%)

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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.


Decarlos 6 · January 2, 2021

Serial Number 470698 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 31, 2020

Serial Number 470822 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 23, 2020

Serial Number 470822 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 19, 2019

Serial Number 470822 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 20, 2018

Serial Number 470997 was reported as accurate.

sanjosetom 301 · May 28, 2017

Serial Number 470971 was reported as accurate.

Bostonjoe Top Contributor Supporter 185 · November 10, 2015

Serial Number 470545 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement is a Model 1870 Crescent Street

Anonymous · November 23, 2014

Serial Number 470971 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Finish is gilt, RR grade ("P")

Anonymous · May 30, 2014

Serial Number 470547 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 25, 2014

Serial Number 470705 was reported as accurate.

drisen 21 · September 19, 2013

Serial Number 470693 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This is the first American watch advertised as a
Railroad watch. Change to yes Railroad Grade

Anonymous · August 31, 2013

Serial Number 470801 was reported as accurate.

Waltham Grade Crescent St. Pocket Watch