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: Waltham, Massachusetts
Years of Operation: 1857
The Boston Watch Co. is sold at auction to Royal E. Robbins, who reorganizes a new company as Tracy, Baker, & Co. Edward Howard and others from the Boston Watch Co. form a new company as E. Howard & Co.
Tracy, Baker, & Co. is reorganized as Appleton, Tracy, & Co. in Waltham, Massachusetts.