The Seth Thomas Research website was created as a gathering point for data, and to reconstruct the factory's 29-year output of pocket watch production from 1885 to 1914. It's the most accurate and comprehensive online resource for vintage Seth Thomas pocket watches, featuring:
Seth Thomas Research is a contributor to the American Horology Archive.
Check to see if your great-grandfather was a jeweler, retailer, or store owner.
Learn what went into your Seth Thomas, from dials and cases to factory patents.
Find out about the man who started it all, including the timeline of the factory.
If you have any watches or paper records in your collection then please share them with us.
Catalog prints and period ads will be posted to the Records page, and your watch will be logged on the appropriate chart, adding to the totals and making the search functions more accurate.
Pocket watch dial and movement photos only, please.
This website is owned and maintained by American Timekeeper, specialists in vintage pocket watch repair and restoration. All of the photographs and data contained on these pages are protected by intellectual property rights and may not be copied or used elsewhere without permission.