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:
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Years of Operation: 1838-1852
James & Henry Pitkin begin manufacturing watches in East Howard, Connecticut.
A fire destroys the James & Henry Watch Co. factory.
A fire destroys the James & Henry Watch Co. factory, again.
The James & Henry Pitkin Watch Co. moves to New York City.