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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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Yellowknife, NWT CA

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Hamilton Grade 992 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 992 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 992 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#1002261
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:992
Size:16s
Model:1
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Illinois Grade Bunn Special Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade Bunn Special Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade Bunn Special Pocket Watch Image
22 Admirations
Serial No.:#1355752
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:Bunn Special
Size:18s
Model:6
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Two-Tone
Hamilton Grade Model 23 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade Model 23 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade Model 23 Pocket Watch Image
3 Admirations
Serial No.:#P18565
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:Model 23
Size:16s
Model:5
Jewels:19j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Hamilton Grade 4992B Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 4992B Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 4992B Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#4C12306
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:4992b
Size:16s
Model:5
Jewels:22j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Hamilton Grade Model 22 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade Model 22 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade Model 22 Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#2F20491
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:Model 22
Size:36s
Model:22
Jewels:21j
Setting:Pin
Finish:Nickel