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:
This Elgin resource was published around 1950 and contains information on watches manufactured by the Elgin National Watch Company from 1857-1954. Over the decades, many inconsistencies between this resource and actual production have been discovered. Caution should be exercised. Despite these faults, this original list is still one of the key sources for Elgin serial range information.