Don't throw your Waltham watch away though as many people will buy it from you to use as spare parts.
Should the date not be listed in the search of the NAWCC Information Storage - Waltham Serial Number Data Base, this Waltham Production Date chart is a means for determining the approximate production date.
Smaller mail-order retailers would case the watches, typically in a 20-year gold filled case and offer it only that way, with the buyer not having a choice of cases.
If you can tell us about (or post a picture of) the trade marks or names stamped into the inside back of the case, we may be able to tell you a little about the case material and its manufacturer.
In addition to this, if there is any gold in the pocket watch then it has at worst case a gold value.
Right now gold is extremely valuable and you can get a lot of money just for that. Price of gold Ok, so now we need to try and determine the actual value of your Waltham pocket watch.