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From the American Horology Archive:
Waltham Grade P.S. Bartlett Pocket Watch

American Waltham Watch Co.

Grade: P.S. Bartlett

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 5749394
Grade: P.S. Bartlett
Model: 1883
Estimated Production Date: October 1892 - February 1893
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 214 of 532
Grade/Model Total Production: 537,200
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Patent
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: Yes
Data Research: c.1900 Waltham Factory Ledger Book 2 [NAWCC]
1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
NAWCC Waltham Serial Digest
Case: Various
Run ID: 14320.G3925.18S9533.181883M1440.H3780.L3897.15J3448
Database Version: v51.904
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Registry Population: 5 (0.50%)
Research Note: #5749053: Reported as 17 Jewels.

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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.

scotpaga Supporter 1 · September 3, 2019

Serial Number 5749053 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This movement is stamped 17JEWELS. It is not a 15
J movement.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. Many 15-Jewel movements were upgraded to 17 Jewels prior to sale in the 1890s due to increased competition. Please upload images of your watch for further evaluation and documentation.

Anonymous · March 10, 2015

Serial Number 5749659 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 3, 2015

Serial Number 5749659 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement finish is nickle, and it is lever set.

OldEphram 30 · September 27, 2013

Serial Number 5749015 was reported as accurate.

Waltham Grade P.S. Bartlett Pocket Watch