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From the American Horology Archive:
Waltham Grade No. 35 Pocket Watch
Waltham Grade No. 35 Pocket Watch

American Waltham Watch Co.

Grade: No. 35

Mixed Run: No. 35 and A.T.&Co. Reported

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 5718848
Grade: No. 35
Model: 1883
Estimated Production Date: February 1892 - September 1895
Run Quantity: 500
Grade/Model Total Production: 31,700
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j    Mixed Run
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Two-Tone
Finish Pattern: Radial Geometric with Outer Ring
Movement Signing Style: Mixed
Movement Inlay Color: Black
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Church 1885
Hairspring: Breguet
Hairspring Stud: Gilt
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Movement Markings: Appleton, Tracy & Co.
Waltham, Mass.
17 Jewels.
Adjusted
Data Research: 1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
Case: Various
Registry Population: 12 (2.40%)
Database Version: v49.752
Research Note: A.T. & Co. Confirmed in Run [#5718589 Confirmed as A.T. & Co. 17 Jewels (Marked), Adjusted (Marked), Two-Tone Finish with Gilded Hardware]; [#5718951 Reported with Similar Features], #5718717: Verified as Marked "Canadian Pacific Railway" (Beaver in Shield), "17 Jewels," Gilt Hardware, Dominion Dial. [JH] #5718848: Verified as Marked "Canadian Pacific Railway" (Beaver in Shield), "17 Jewels," Gilt Hardware.

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 5718528 #28 Marketplace December 09, 2013
2 5718589 #89 Collection October 16, 2017
3 5718682 #182 Collection July 01, 2019
4 5718692 #192 Inferred
5 5718695 #195 Collection April 12, 2016
6 5718715 #215 Inferred
7 5718740 #240 Inferred
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5718848 #348 Collection March 18, 2019
9 5718891 #391 Marketplace April 07, 2013
10 5718936 #436 Inferred
11 5718946 #446 Inferred
12 5718951 #451 Collection November 21, 2013
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 143.55 (Expected: 144.48, Δ0.94/0.19%)

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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.


waltham1833 71 · March 20, 2020

Serial Number 5718946 was reported as accurate.

waltham1833 71 · March 14, 2020

Serial Number 5718946 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 26, 2015

Serial Number 5718695 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j to 17j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

malky57 2 · May 13, 2014

Serial Number 5718888 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j to 17j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

dcooper Supporter 214 · November 21, 2013

Serial Number 5718951 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 5718951 is 17 jewels and would be c.1892, prior to
the jeweling upgrade of 1894 in the notes for
Grade 35. It is also an Appleton, Tracy & Co
(grade). Movement is heavily damascened with gold
(tone) plate screws and regulator. The movement is
marked 'adjusted' (no indication of number of
positions) and is pendant set. Dial is double sunk
with Roman numerals.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j to 17j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · April 7, 2013

Serial Number 5718891 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Mine is a 17 jewel.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 15j to 17j
Plate changed from Unknown to Full
Waltham Grade No. 35 Pocket Watch
Waltham Grade No. 35 Pocket Watch