Pocket Watch Information

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American Waltham Production Dates by Serial Number
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Waltham, Massachusetts

Remember, the serial number being referred to is the serial number on the movement (i.e. "guts") of the watch. 

In the beginning of 2003, a few Waltham collectors, including Tom McIntyre and myself began development of the Waltham Database
There you can look up more information about your Waltham, including model, size, and grade.
Note: These are approximate dates. Actual dates may vary by years.

1852 - 50 1874 - 730,000 1896 - 7,450,000 1918 - 21,800,000 1940 - 30,250,000
1853 - 400 1875 - 810,000 1897 - 8,100,000 1919 - 22,500,000 1941 - 30,750,000
1854 - 1,000 1876 - 910,000 1898 - 8,400,000 1920 - 23,400,000 1942 - 31,050,000
1855 - 2,500 1877 - 1,000,000 1899 - 9,000,000 1921 - 23,900,000 1943 - 31,700,000
1856 - 4,000 1878 - 1,150,000 1900 - 9,500,000 1922 - 24,100,000 1944 - 32,100,000
1857 - 6,000 1879 - 1,350,000 1901 - 10,200,000 1923 - 24,300,000 1945 - 32,100,000
1858 - 10,000 1880 - 1,500,000 1902 - 11,100,000 1924 - 24,550,000 1946 - 32,350,000
1859 - 15,000 1881 - 1,670,000 1903 - 12,100,000 1925 - 24,800,000 1947 - 32,750,000
1860 - 20,000 1882 - 1,835,000 1904 - 13,500,000 1926 - 25,200,000 1948 - 33,100,000
1861 - 30,000 1883 - 2,000,000 1905 - 14,300,000 1927 - 26,100,000 1949 - 33,500,000
1862 - 45,000 1884 - 2,350,000 1906 - 14,700,000 1928 - 26,400,000 1950 - 33,560,000
1863 - 65,000 1885 - 2,650,000 1907 - 15,500,000 1929 - 26,900,000 1951 - 33,600,000
1864 - 110,000 1886 - 3,000,000 1908 - 16,400,000 1930 - 27,100,000 1952 - 33,700,000
1865 - 180,000 1887 - 3,400,000 1909 - 17,600,000 1931 - 27,300,000 1953 - 33,800,000
1866 - 260,000 1888 - 3,800,000 1910 - 17,900,000 1932 - 27,550,000 1954 - 34,100,000
1867 - 330,000 1889 - 4,200,000 1911 - 18,100,000 1933 - 27,750,000 1955 - 34,450,000
1868 - 410,000 1890 - 4,700,000 1912 - 18,200,000 1934 - 28,100,000 1956 - 34,700,000
1869 - 460,000 1891 - 5,200,000 1913 - 18,900,000 1935 - 28,600,000 1957 - 35,000,000
1870 - 500,000 1892 - 5,800,000 1914 - 19,500,000 1936 - 29,100,000  
1871 - 540,000 1893 - 6,300,000 1915 - 20,000,000 1937 - 29,400,000  
1872 - 590,000 1894 - 6,700,000 1916 - 20,500,000 1938 - 29,750,000  
1873 - 680,000 1895 - 7,100,000 1917 - 20,900,000 1939 - 30,050,00