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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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Relojo333

Toronto, Ontario CA

 Watches
18
 Verifications
15
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Elgin 73 #4227092 Details

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Image of Elgin 73 #4227092 Case
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73
18s
5
7j
Pendant
Gilt
Goldfilled
Cashier
574775
Case in very good shape, with little use marks, crystal is clean with a scratch at the center 12, minor scratches on the rest.
Enamel
Single-Sunk
Roman
Elgin Nat'l Watch Co.
Two spots at the edge of the dial, one between 2 and 3 , the other one at 7.
Elgin Nat'l Watch Co.
Safety Pinion
4227092
Elgin Ill.