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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.
Pocket Watch Serial Number Lookup - Hamilton, South Bend, Illinois, Rockford, Waltham & Elgin Pocket Watches
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American Waltham Watch Co.

Company Profile: American Waltham Watch Co.

Location: Waltham, Mass.

Years of Operation: 1857-1892

Sold to the Crescent Watch Case Company in 1890.

Trademarks & Hallmarks

[Winged Wheel] (American Waltham Watch Co.)

American Waltham Watch Co.

[Winged Wheel]

Gold-Filled

Solid Gold

Silver

Empress (American Waltham Watch Co.)

American Waltham Watch Co.

Empress

10 Yr. Gold-Filled

Fortune (American Waltham Watch Co.)

American Waltham Watch Co.

Fortune

20 Yr. Gold-Filled

Premier (American Waltham Watch Co.)

American Waltham Watch Co.

Premier

25 Yr. Gold-Filled

Cashier (American Waltham Watch Co.)

American Waltham Watch Co.

Cashier

25 Yr. Gold-Filled