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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 "mechanism" of the watch).
  2. Never use the serial number from the case or any other part.
  3. Always select the correct manufacturer, which is usually stamped on the watch movement or dial.
  4. If the manufacturer is not listed on the site, you may have a "private label" watch or it may not be American-made.
  5. If the serial number includes a letter, enter it along with the number when using the lookup feature.
  6. 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.
  7. Consider uploading images of your watch by creating a collection account on the website. This is compeltely free and assists in promoting research in American horology.
  8. 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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Illinois Grade 2 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 2 Pocket Watch Image
3 Admirations
Serial No.:#180476
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:2
Size:18s
Model:1
Jewels:11j
Setting:Key
Finish:Gilt
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E. Howard & Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image E. Howard & Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image
4 Admirations
Serial No.:#6268
Manufacturer:E. Howard & Co.
Grade:
Size:Other
Model:III
Jewels:
Setting:Key
Finish:Gilt
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Elgin Grade 214 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 214 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 214 Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#9375011
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:214
Size:18s
Model:8
Jewels:23j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
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Rockford Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#138613
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:Unknown
Size:18s
Model:5
Jewels:7j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:TimFitz Profile Image TimFitz
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.:#1538828
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:Bunn Special
Size:18s
Model:6
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:sutters99 Profile Image sutters99
Illinois Grade 114 Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#1182974
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:114
Size:16s
Model:2
Jewels:16j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Added By:ldcville Profile Image ldcville
Other Grade  Pocket Watch Image Other Grade  Pocket Watch Image Other Grade  Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#19486
Manufacturer:Other
Grade:
Size:16s
Model:
Jewels:?
Setting:Key
Finish:Gilt
Added By:Bostonjoe Profile Image Bostonjoe
Waltham Grade Vanguard Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Vanguard Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Vanguard Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#14005027
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Vanguard
Size:16s
Model:1899
Jewels:23j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:Troymanzi Profile Image Troymanzi
Elgin Grade 133 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 133 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 133 Pocket Watch Image
4 Admirations
Serial No.:#6041055
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:133
Size:6s
Model:2
Jewels:15j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Added By:shaunleatham Profile Image shaunleatham
Elgin Grade 63 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 63 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#346831
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:63
Size:18s
Model:2
Jewels:13j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
Added By:Rickhufnagel7 Profile Image Rickhufnagel7
Hampden Grade Special Railway Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Special Railway Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#2751125
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:Special Railway
Size:18s
Model:3
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:DustOffUH1 Profile Image DustOffUH1
Hamilton Grade 962 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#50245
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:962
Size:16s
Model:3
Jewels:17j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
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Rockford Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#23062
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:Unknown
Size:18s
Model:1
Jewels:15j
Setting:Key
Finish:Gilt
Added By:a232259 Profile Image a232259
Illinois Grade 101 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 101 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 101 Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#253066
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:101
Size:18s
Model:2
Jewels:11j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:oilseed Profile Image oilseed
Illinois Grade 144 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 144 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#794904
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:144
Size:6s
Model:1
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:pwdmbj Profile Image pwdmbj
Illinois Grade America Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade America Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade America Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#413605
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:America
Size:18s
Model:3
Jewels:7j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
Added By:sutters99 Profile Image sutters99
Elgin Grade 162 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#15158044
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:162
Size:16s
Model:7
Jewels:21j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
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Hampden Grade Railway Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Railway Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Railway Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#657030
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:Railway
Size:18s
Model:3
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:markindaintree Profile Image markindaintree
Hamilton Grade 992 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 992 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#387502
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:992
Size:16s
Model:1
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:jacobwalls07 Profile Image jacobwalls07
Rockford Grade 102 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 102 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 102 Pocket Watch Image
11 Admirations
Serial No.:#360544
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:102
Size:16s
Model:1
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:esoxhunter Profile Image esoxhunter
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.:#4556233
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:Sangamo Special
Size:17s
Model:13
Jewels:23j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:sutters99 Profile Image sutters99
Waltham Grade No. 1 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 1 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 1 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#3991511
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:No. 1
Size:18s
Model:1883
Jewels:7j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Gilt
Added By:golddude Profile Image golddude
Waltham Grade No. 1 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 1 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 1 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#4059749
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:No. 1
Size:18s
Model:1883
Jewels:7j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Gilt
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Waltham Grade No. 1 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#3991070
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:No. 1
Size:18s
Model:1883
Jewels:7j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Gilt
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Waltham Grade No. 1 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 1 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#3991349
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:No. 1
Size:18s
Model:1883
Jewels:7j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Gilt
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Waltham Grade Broadway Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Broadway Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Broadway Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#3810926
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Broadway
Size:18s
Model:1883
Jewels:7j
Setting:Key
Finish:Gilt
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Waltham Grade No. 1 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 1 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 1 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#3665534
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:No. 1
Size:18s
Model:1883
Jewels:7j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Gilt
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Waltham Grade No. 1 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 1 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 1 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#3599882
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:No. 1
Size:18s
Model:1883
Jewels:7j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Gilt
Added By:Rickybe Profile Image Rickybe
Waltham Grade Sterling Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Sterling Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Sterling Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#3032566
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Sterling
Size:18s
Model:1883
Jewels:7j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Gilt
Added By:samurai336 Profile Image samurai336
Waltham Grade No. 15 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 15 Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade No. 15 Pocket Watch Image
5 Admirations
Serial No.:#4593892
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:No. 15
Size:18s
Model:1883
Jewels:15j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Added By:billkov Profile Image billkov
Seth Thomas Grade 182 Pocket Watch Image Seth Thomas Grade 182 Pocket Watch Image Seth Thomas Grade 182 Pocket Watch Image
4 Admirations
Serial No.:#228059
Manufacturer:Seth Thomas
Grade:182
Size:18s
Model:5
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Two-Tone
Added By:Gimparoo Profile Image Gimparoo
Seth Thomas Grade 182 Pocket Watch Image Seth Thomas Grade 182 Pocket Watch Image Seth Thomas Grade 182 Pocket Watch Image
5 Admirations
Serial No.:#227523
Manufacturer:Seth Thomas
Grade:182
Size:18s
Model:5
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Two-Tone
Added By:Gimparoo Profile Image Gimparoo
Hamilton Grade 940 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 940 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 940 Pocket Watch Image
3 Admirations
Serial No.:#509884
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:940
Size:18s
Model:1
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Two-Tone
Added By:Gimparoo Profile Image Gimparoo
Hampden Grade Lafayette Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Lafayette Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Lafayette Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#234665
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:Lafayette
Size:18s
Model:2
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:Ozzie65 Profile Image Ozzie65
Hampden Grade The Four Hundred Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade The Four Hundred Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade The Four Hundred Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#2036310
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:The Four Hundred
Size:3/0s
Model:3
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Added By:1dueberincanton Profile Image 1dueberincanton
Elgin Grade 313 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 313 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 313 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#12640448
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:313
Size:16s
Model:7
Jewels:15j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Added By:gweissmann Profile Image gweissmann
Elgin Grade 313 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 313 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 313 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#14749036
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:313
Size:16s
Model:7
Jewels:15j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Added By:Grizzy Profile Image Grizzy
Elgin Grade 313 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 313 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#19934862
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:313
Size:16s
Model:7
Jewels:15j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Added By:KeithRichards Profile Image KeithRichards
Illinois Grade Bunn Special Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade Bunn Special Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade Bunn Special Pocket Watch Image
23 Admirations
Serial No.:#1355752
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:Bunn Special
Size:18s
Model:6
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Two-Tone
Added By:bjmoose Profile Image bjmoose
Waltham Grade A.T. & Co. Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade A.T. & Co. Pocket Watch Image
22 Admirations
Serial No.:#5973
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:A.T. & Co.
Size:18s
Model:1857
Jewels:18j
Setting:Key
Finish:Gilt
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