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Enter the serial number from the pocket watch movement below. Do not use the case number. Tips for looking up your watch

How to Find Info About Your Pocket Watch

The Pocket Watch Database has compiled data covering the major American pocket watch manufacturers and created an easy way to find information using the serial number on the watch movement. Here are a few tips to find information about your pocket watch:

  1. Always input the serial number from the pocket watch movement (the "guts" of the watch).
  2. Never use the serial number from the case or any other part.
  3. If the serial number includes a letter, enter it along with the number when using the lookup feature.
  4. Many pocket watch case backs screw off. Others may require a dull wide blade to pry or pop the cover. Be careful not to scratch or damage the movement.
  5. Always select the correct manufacturer, which is usually stamped on the watch movement.
  6. If the manufacturer is not listed on the site, you may have a "private label" watch or it may not be American-made.
  7. Understand that many companies did not keep accurate or complete records. As a result, information displayed on this site may have inaccuracies. This is to be expected, and we have included an option to report inaccurate information on the result pages so the database can be continually improved.
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Hamilton Grade 931 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 931 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 931 Pocket Watch Image
4 Admirations
Serial No.:#16040
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:931
Size:18s
Model:2
Jewels:16j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
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Waltham Grade Vanguard Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Vanguard Pocket Watch Image
3 Admirations
Serial No.:#11038734
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Vanguard
Size:16s
Model:1899
Jewels:23j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
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Columbus Watch Co. Grade Ruby Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#501029
Manufacturer:Columbus Watch Co.
Grade:Ruby
Size:16s
Model:1
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Two-Tone
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Elgin Grade 85 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 85 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 85 Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#700308
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:85
Size:16s
Model:2
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
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Waltham Grade A.T. & Co. Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade A.T. & Co. Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade A.T. & Co. Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#140399
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:A.T. & Co.
Size:16s
Model:1860
Jewels:15j
Setting:Key
Finish:Gilt
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Hampden Grade John Hancock Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade John Hancock Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade John Hancock Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#1334056
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:John Hancock
Size:18s
Model:3
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
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Illinois Grade Bunn Special Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade Bunn Special Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade Bunn Special Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#1597026
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:Bunn Special
Size:18s
Model:6
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Two-Tone
Added By:Gimparoo Profile Image Gimparoo
Keystone Standard Watch Co. Grade Dust Proof Pocket Watch Image Keystone Standard Watch Co. Grade Dust Proof Pocket Watch Image Keystone Standard Watch Co. Grade Dust Proof Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#352673
Manufacturer:Keystone Standard Watch Co.
Grade:Dust Proof
Size:18s
Model:Advertised as R.R. watch.
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:machinistrich Profile Image machinistrich
Waltham Grade Hillside Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Hillside Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#3162481
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Hillside
Size:14s
Model:1884
Jewels:13j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
Added By:jackalope Profile Image jackalope
Aurora Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image Aurora Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image Aurora Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#81408
Manufacturer:Aurora Watch Co.
Grade:
Size:18s
Model:
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Two-Tone
Added By:timerestored Profile Image timerestored
Waltham Grade P.S. Bartlett Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade P.S. Bartlett Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade P.S. Bartlett Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#17003424
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:P.S. Bartlett
Size:18s
Model:1892
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Two-Tone
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Waltham Grade P.S. Bartlett Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade P.S. Bartlett Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade P.S. Bartlett Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#12034796
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:P.S. Bartlett
Size:18s
Model:1892
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Two-Tone
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Waltham Grade Riverside Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Riverside Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Riverside Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#7018386
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Riverside
Size:18s
Model:1892
Jewels:17j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
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New York Springfield Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image New York Springfield Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#44518
Manufacturer:New York Springfield Watch Co.
Grade:
Size:18s
Model:George Samuel Rice
Jewels:?
Setting:Key
Finish:Gilt
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Waltham Grade Royal Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Royal Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Royal Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#2767885
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Royal
Size:6s
Model:1873-6
Jewels:13j
Setting:
Finish:
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Hamilton Grade 970 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 970 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 970 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#78162
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:970
Size:16s
Model:1
Jewels:21j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Added By:Gimparoo Profile Image Gimparoo
Waltham Grade No. 20 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 20 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 20 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#6336215
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:No. 20
Size:16s
Model:1888
Jewels:7j
Setting:Key
Finish:Gilt
Added By:PhilipPoland Profile Image PhilipPoland
Waltham Grade P.S. Bartlett Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade P.S. Bartlett Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade P.S. Bartlett Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#18069279
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:P.S. Bartlett
Size:16s
Model:1908
Jewels:17j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
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Waltham Grade P.S. Bartlett Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade P.S. Bartlett Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade P.S. Bartlett Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#16102202
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:P.S. Bartlett
Size:18s
Model:1892
Jewels:17j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Two-Tone
Added By:Gimparoo Profile Image Gimparoo
Keystone Standard Watch Co. Grade Dust Proof Pocket Watch Image Keystone Standard Watch Co. Grade Dust Proof Pocket Watch Image Keystone Standard Watch Co. Grade Dust Proof Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#332870
Manufacturer:Keystone Standard Watch Co.
Grade:Dust Proof
Size:18s
Model:
Jewels:11j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
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Waltham Grade Crescent St. Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Crescent St. Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Crescent St. Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#7489649
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Crescent St.
Size:18s
Model:1892
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:billkov Profile Image billkov
Illinois Grade 89 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 89 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#4431124
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:89
Size:18s
Model:6
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Two-Tone
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Waltham Grade Vanguard Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Vanguard Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Vanguard Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#12672773
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Vanguard
Size:18s
Model:1892
Jewels:23j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:billkov Profile Image billkov
Waltham Grade Home Watch Co. Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#389238
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Home Watch Co.
Size:18s
Model:1857
Jewels:7j
Setting:Key
Finish:Gilt
Added By:pivotkiller Profile Image pivotkiller
Waltham Grade Home Watch Co. Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#437176
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Home Watch Co.
Size:18s
Model:1857
Jewels:7j
Setting:Key
Finish:
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Hampden Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#2811345
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:Unknown
Size:18s
Model:3 [W.J.JOHNSON #135]
Jewels:15j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Added By:redjms Profile Image redjms
Illinois Grade Sangamo Special Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade Sangamo Special Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade Sangamo Special Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#4644695
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:Sangamo Special
Size:17s
Model:13
Jewels:23j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:cjniznik01 Profile Image cjniznik01
Waltham Grade Vanguard Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#12080540
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Vanguard
Size:18s
Model:1892
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:Mywatch1 Profile Image Mywatch1
Waltham Grade Riverside Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Riverside Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Riverside Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#2823040
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Riverside
Size:14s
Model:1884
Jewels:13j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:pocketwatch101 Profile Image pocketwatch101
Waltham Grade Riverside Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Riverside Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Riverside Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#1609806
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Riverside
Size:14s
Model:1874
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
Added By:pocketwatch101 Profile Image pocketwatch101
New York Standard Watch Co. Grade Standard Pocket Watch Image New York Standard Watch Co. Grade Standard Pocket Watch Image New York Standard Watch Co. Grade Standard Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#600874
Manufacturer:New York Standard Watch Co.
Grade:Standard
Size:16s
Model:1
Jewels:7j
Setting:Lever
Finish:
Added By:uhrkenn Profile Image uhrkenn
Waltham Grade No. 25 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 25 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#3854463
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:No. 25
Size:18s
Model:1883
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:cdrridg Profile Image cdrridg
Hamilton Grade 928 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 928 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 928 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#36999
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:928
Size:18s
Model:1
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
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Keystone Standard Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image Keystone Standard Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image Keystone Standard Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#368859
Manufacturer:Keystone Standard Watch Co.
Grade:
Size:18s
Model:
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
Added By:cougwatch Profile Image cougwatch
Keystone Standard Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image Keystone Standard Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#354790
Manufacturer:Keystone Standard Watch Co.
Grade:
Size:18s
Model:
Jewels:
Setting:
Finish:
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Illinois Grade Bunn Special Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade Bunn Special Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade Bunn Special Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#3948529
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:Bunn Special
Size:16s
Model:11
Jewels:23j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:tsullivan Profile Image tsullivan
Rockford Grade 100 S Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 100 S Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 100 S Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#628914
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:100 S
Size:16s
Model:Prince Of Wales, Plymouth
Jewels:21j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Added By:tsullivan Profile Image tsullivan
Waltham Grade Vanguard Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Vanguard Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Vanguard Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#12041282
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Vanguard
Size:18s
Model:1892
Jewels:23j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:Gimparoo Profile Image Gimparoo
Illinois Grade 103 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 103 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 103 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#210583
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:103
Size:18s
Model:2
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:pmwas1 Profile Image pmwas1
Other Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Image Other Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Image Other Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#171
Manufacturer:Other
Grade:Unknown
Size:Unknown
Model:
Jewels:
Setting:Key
Finish:Nickel
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