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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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South Bend Watch Co. Catalogs

South Bend Watches and Cases: Catalog

South Bend Watches and Cases: Catalog "A" (1909)

Cover Certificate of Guarantee South Bend Watch Box Title Page Introduction 0 Size, Bridge Model, Hunting, Pendant Set (No. 120) 0 Size, Bridge Model, Hunting, Pendant Set (No. 110) 0 Size, Three-Quarter Plate, Hunting, Pendant Set (No. 100) 0 Size, Open Face, Pendant Set (No. 121, No. 111, No. 101) 16 Size, Three-Quarter Plate, Hunting or Open Face, Lever Set (No. 294, No. 295) 16 Size, Three-Quarter Plate, Hunting or Open Face, Lever Set (No. 292, No. 293) 16 Size, Three-Quarter Plate, Hunting or Open Face, Lever Set (No. 298, No. 299) 16 Size, Three-Quarter Plate, Hunting or Open Face, Lever Set (No. 280, No. 281) 16 Size, Three-Quarter Plate, Hunting or Open Face, Lever Set (No. 260, No. 261) 18 Size, Full Plate, Hunting or Open Face, Lever Set, The Studebaker (No. 328, No. 329) 18 Size, Full Plate, Open Face Only, Lever Set, The Studebaker (No. 323) 18 Size, Full Plate, Hunting or Open Face, Lever Set (No. 344, No. 345) 18 Size, Full Plate, Hunting or Open Face, Lever Set (No. 312, No. 313) 18 Size, Full Plate, Hunting or Open Face, Lever Set (No. 346, No. 347) 18 Size, Full Plate, Hunting or Open Face, Lever Set (No. 332, No. 333) South Bend Complete Watches: 16 Size South Bend Complete Watches: 18 Size South Bend Watch Cases South Bend Watch Cases: Introduction 0 Size: Hunting [Permanent] 16 Size: Hunting [Permanent] 16 Size: Open Face [Permanent] 18 Size: Hunting [Permanent] 18 Size: Open Face [Permanent] 0 Size: Hunting [25 Years] 0 Size: Open Face [25 Years] 16 Size: Hunting [25 Years] 16 Size: Open Face [25 Years] 18 Size: Hunting [25 Years] 18 Size: Open Face [25 Years] 0 Size: Hunting [20 Years] 0 Size: Open Face [20 Years] 16 Size: Hunting [20 Years] 16 Size: Open Face [20 Years] 18 Size: Hunting [20 Years] 18 Size: Open Face [20 Years] Ordering Instructions Price List Index
1928 South Bend Material Catalog Cover Image