Waltham pocket watch 110086 18k white dial 27mm manual watch. These movements were made with the 08 regulator which does not start appearing regularly on 845s until 16111201 and the groove which does not appear regularly until the 17 millions. Antique waltham gf pendant pocket watch for sale antiques. It has an open face case made by wadsworth pilot with a picture of a wheel guaranteed 25 years so it should be gold or gold filled. The company was founded by david davis, aaron dennison, and edward howard. Make offer one waltham pocket watch mainspring, these are antique carbon steel waltham 6 12 size pn 6230 balance staff 450.
The case is decorated with floral and flourish accents. Gold filled waltham grade 630 pocket watch 17j 16s c. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you. The first run of 845s listed in the gray book is 12,577,50112577600, a run of hunting case movements. Like any other collectors items, the oldest and rarest pieces are the most valuable, so it is important to know as much information as you can about a. A valid and legal british hallmark in a nineteenth or twentieth century watch case must have four marks. Grade 902, model 2, to finishing dept sept 9, 1925.
How to use our vintage watch serial number lookup tables. How much is a 15 jewel elgin pocket watch worth answers. Waltham ladies pocket watch wadsworth pilot size 60s, 17 jewels, ruby grade. Wadsworth pilot case serial numbers lastflighthhs diary. I recently as in yesterday inherited this great little size 6 pocket watch. The inside is engraved wadsworth pilot warranted 25 years the number on the case is 1152030. Looking at the table of waltham serial numbers see example below, you can see that number 20,900,000 was made in 1917 and 21,800,000 was made in 1918 marked in. On the inside of the back case it has engraving of the years it has been serviced. Marks in watch cases hallmarks, sponsors marks, etc. Your watch sounds like a private label watch movement in a watch case made by the wadsworth watch case co. Wadsworth pilot case 15 jewel movement wrist watch works. This had the combined effects of increasing productivity and lowering the prices of waltham s watches to its customers. Pocket watch information custom engraved swiss pocket. Watch this video on youtube the pocket watch guy the finest antique pocket watches call jeff.
Waltham watch company was the first watchmaker to massproduce watch movements on an assembly line. There is a well preserved paper inside the back cover that clearly. Made 1940, wadsworth case is in sale since wednesday, september 12, 2018. It would be helpful if you could post pictures of the movement the works, the clearer and sharper, the better. Suddenly it was found that waltham had not let us down. Silver watch is missing subsidiary seconds hand, hands adjust smoothly. The waltham watch company, also known as the american waltham watch co. Waltham watches all prices for waltham watches on chrono24.
Through production waltham found that even though they were using interchangeable parts, each watch was still unique and required its own corrections. The pilot wadsworth trade mark wheel trademark issued. With financial backing from samuel curtis, of smallarms. Vintage waltham masonic octagon pocket watch 17 jewel.
This watch is a size 12 with a 7 jewel construction. The serial number will pinpoint the year of manufacture but not the exact date. Within the range of the version 2 845, waltham made a run of 845s that has a feature of a version 4 movement and one from a version 5 movement. The american waltham watch company can trace its roots to 1849. Organized by three associates in the mid19th century, the waltham watch company experienced a cloaked early history, as its founders did not want their design innovations to.
Antique 14k gold wadsworth hamilton pocket watch solid 14k gold wadsworth case engraved hamilton watch co. Lets say you have a waltham watch with serial number 21,607,210 as shown in the photo below. Jack woods article that described how his technique for determining the date a wadsworth case was made was published in the septoct 2012 nawcc journal. Waltham movement with roman numerals and a second hand. The item antique 16s hamilton 992b rail road pocket watch. Both the inside front and back of the case are stamped with the number 91520. The beautiful original gold filled wadsworth case is in good condition. Waltham pocket watches have been around for more than 150 years and are a collectors item. Like any other collectors items, the oldest and rarest pieces are the most valuable, so it is important to know as much information as you can about a watch before buying or selling it. The seller is ne14awatch and is located in eden, new york. I recently received pocket watch as a gift from my father. For this particular dating technique, two criteria. Antique waltham pocket watch 21 jewel crescent heres three waltham pocket watch movement dials in great condition please note purple marks are do to bad phone camera.
In the beginning of 2003, a few waltham collectors, including tom mcintyre and myself began development of the waltham database. Click dating a gruen wristwatch from a wadsworth case serial number to download a pdf copy of the article. The waltham watch company later known as waltham of chicago was founded by one of the executives of the hallmark watch company to carry on the waltham trade name in the watch business. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes. Waltham vanguard pocket watch open face 16 size 23 jewel. Waltham pocket watches are perhaps the easiest timepieces to date.
The serial number must be off the movement of the watch where the gears are, not off the case. Each timepiece has been engraved with a serial number since 1852, starting with number 50. Welcome to the nawcc american pocket watch message board. Their vision was to form a watch company that could produce highquality watches at a lower cost using interchangeable parts. Remember, the serial number being referred to is the serial number on the movement i. Waltham pocket watch for sale shop with afterpay ebay. Save wadsworth watch case serial numbers to get email alerts and updates on your ebay feed. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Antique waltham pocket watch repair, mechanical waltham. The case is a wadsworth rose gold dual sided case with a great elgin. The serial number 3097487 allows you to date this watch. They were made between 1851 and 1957 in waltham, massachusetts. Inside the case back the watch is marked wadsworth pilot 25 years 6093692 14999946 and safety pinion elgin watch co. Waltham solid gold open face antique pocket watches for.
Beautiful antique waltham gold filled watch with serial number 11719789. By the early 1870s waltham watches were winning prizes all over the world. Railroad grade vintage mens waltham pocket watches in this section, you will find a nice selection of vintage railroadgrade waltham or the earlier american waltham watch co. In exchange for rights to the name, existing waltham watch company mass shareholders received 1 share of the new company for every 5 shares of the original. I have a wadsworth pilot pocketwatch that looks antique but i cant find a date on it. If you look at the scans closely this movement is in perfect order. See todays waltham pocket watches for sale, best offer and auction. Its a wadsworth referee warrented 20 years and the number on the inside of the back of the casing isnnn nnnnnnn the inside of the watch itself is numbered 20282326 and also says double roller. The american waltham watch company had its beginnings in 1850 in roxbury, massachusetts. Pocket watch information custom engraved swiss pocket watches. Answer a lot depends on the pocket watch such as the year of it the gold value the amount of gold you need to run the sn from then back inside of the watch though a online database, it could.
The first run of open face movements listed is 1265200112652200. American waltham watch company waltham watch company waltham, massachusetts. Technique 1 serial numbers that begin with the letter g or l. Railroad grade vintage mens waltham pocket watches. The watch itself has no identifiable markings, however it is in a wadsworth pilot case. Info, specs, and value american antique pocket watches, with serial number lookups for manufacturers such as elgin, illinois, waltham, and hamilton. This identifies the watch as being made by the american waltham watch co. He got it from his father, who got it from his father. How to identify a waltham pocket watch our pastimes. Shop forand learn aboutantique waltham pocket watches. Organized by three associates in the mid19th century, the waltham watch company experienced a cloaked early history, as its founders did not want their design innovations to leak to the public. Antique 1908 waltham royal 17j 16s wadsworth pilot 25 yr gf pocket watch running.
It should have given waltham an immediate and early edge. Discussion in american pocket watches started by djjost, dec 26, 20. This had the combined effects of increasing productivity and lowering the prices of walthams watches to its customers. They had the then revolutionary idea of producing large quantities of waltham pocket watches by using machinery set up to mass produce parts in order to make watches more easily affordable than they. Keeping good time, recently serviced, gold hands and numbers. Get the best deals on wadsworth pocket watch when you shop the largest online selection at. Antique waltham pocket watch see pics, i am an honest and reliable ebayer see my feedback, i will only accept paypal, this account can be with you within a few mins,buy with. The companys historic 19thcentury manufacturing facilities in waltham, massachusetts have been preserved as the american waltham watch company. The waltham pocket watch is equally celebrated and is part of the companys history from its very beginning. Waltham solid gold open face antique pocket watches for sale. The movement is waltham and has the following information. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. American waltham vintage pocket watch 1925 delman watch. Join facebook to connect with wadsworth pilot and others you may know.
Note that were using the serial number from the watch movement, not from the watch case. For clarity this picture does not include the sponsors mark, but a set of british hallmarks is not valid without a sponsors mark. Waltham mass pocket watch 17 jewels made in 1917 according to the serial number. Other pictures will help a little, but these are the most important. The item waltham private label model 1883 pocket watch withbox hinge hunter case is in sale since thursday, april 25, 2019. It should have given waltham an immediate and early edge over the competition.1220 177 62 758 868 733 367 662 1310 1122 1151 640 16 1096 889 1345 1043 85 1499 1350 590 459 1297 485 898 1186 1140 239 698 165 206 1084 332 158 523 1232 1089 504 458 1172 980 406 102