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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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Illinois Grade A. Lincoln Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade A. Lincoln Pocket Watch Image
3 Admirations
Serial No.:#2587070
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:A. Lincoln
Size:16s
Model:5
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Illinois Grade 405 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#4326909
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:405
Size:12s
Model:3
Jewels:17j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Waltham Grade No. 15 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#5955693
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:No. 15
Size:18s
Model:1883
Jewels:17j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
New York Standard Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image New York Standard Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image New York Standard Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#BF021293
Manufacturer:New York Standard Watch Co.
Grade:
Size:14s
Model:
Jewels:7j
Setting:
Finish: