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Waltham Pocket Watches4 of 142Waltham Model 1883 Private Label Pocket Watch with Sterling Silver Case and Rose Gold Accents1880's Waltham
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Posted 6 months ago

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Brian1975
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I am trying to identify a few pocket watches that belonged to my uncle. This is one I can not find any info on.

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  1. SpiritBear SpiritBear, 6 months ago
    At most, 60 years old, I should think. Waltham sold out in the late 50s, but their name was still used into the 60s. Today, their name is once more used.
    Not a true railroad watch. More geared at collectors.
    I'd say it's from the 1960s-- after they were bought out but before their name went away temporarily.
    17 jewels is decent quality.
  2. mcheconi mcheconi, 6 months ago
    Check this link. It appears to be the same watch. Yours seems to be from 68 as the stamp in the movement indicates. http://mb.nawcc.org/showthread.php?91549-Where-to-find-serial-number-on-Waltham-pocket-watch-with-train-on-the-face
  3. Brian1975, 6 months ago
    Thank you so much, granted it's more of an heirloom for myself and my son one day. It works perfectly and keeps time perfect. I'll post a few pictures of the Elgin I have from him as well.
  4. mcheconi mcheconi, 6 months ago
    I have my grandfather's pocket watch, that was passed from my father to me too. It's a Tissot, a cheap one, but that carries the family tradition like yours.

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