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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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Columbus Watch Co. Grade Railway King Pocket Watch Image Columbus Watch Co. Grade Railway King Pocket Watch Image Columbus Watch Co. Grade Railway King Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#503728
Manufacturer:Columbus Watch Co.
Grade:Railway King
Size:18s
Model:3
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
South Bend Grade 291 Pocket Watch Image South Bend Grade 291 Pocket Watch Image South Bend Grade 291 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#510531
Manufacturer:South Bend
Grade:291
Size:16s
Model:1
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Rockford Grade 820 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 820 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 820 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#513149
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:820
Size:18s
Model:8
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Gruen Watch Co. Grade Verithin Pocket Watch Image Gruen Watch Co. Grade Verithin Pocket Watch Image Gruen Watch Co. Grade Verithin Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#515207
Manufacturer:Gruen Watch Co.
Grade:Verithin
Size:10s
Model:
Jewels:17j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Hamilton Grade 944 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#522449
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:944
Size:18s
Model:1
Jewels:19j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Rockford Grade 930 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 930 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 930 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#534407
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:930
Size:18s
Model:9
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Gruen Watch Co. Grade Verithin Pocket Watch Image Gruen Watch Co. Grade Verithin Pocket Watch Image Gruen Watch Co. Grade Verithin Pocket Watch Image
4 Admirations
Serial No.:#534714
Manufacturer:Gruen Watch Co.
Grade:Verithin
Size:10s
Model:Verithin
Jewels:21j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
South Bend Grade 280 Pocket Watch Image South Bend Grade 280 Pocket Watch Image South Bend Grade 280 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#572181
Manufacturer:South Bend
Grade:280
Size:16s
Model:1
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Rockford Grade 810 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 810 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 810 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#573322
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:810
Size:18s
Model:10
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Rockford Grade 585 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 585 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 585 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#581574
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:585
Size:16s
Model:2
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Illinois Grade 132 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 132 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 132 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#597870
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:132
Size:4s
Model:1
Jewels:11j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Hamilton Grade 940 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#599446
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:940
Size:18s
Model:1
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Elgin Grade 47 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 47 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#602221
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:47
Size:16s
Model:1
Jewels:7j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
Rockford Grade 566 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 566 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 566 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#609748
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:566
Size:16s
Model:5
Jewels:17j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Rockford Grade 586 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 586 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#617009
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:586
Size:16s
Model:3
Jewels:15j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Rockford Grade 162 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 162 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 162 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#640253
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:162
Size:0s
Model:1
Jewels:15j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Rockford Grade 160 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 160 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 160 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#654317
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:160
Size:0s
Model:1
Jewels:15j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Rockford Grade 910 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 910 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#660003
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:910
Size:18s
Model:9
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Hamilton Grade 927 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 927 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 927 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#660251
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:927
Size:18s
Model:2
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Hampden Grade Dueber Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Dueber Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Dueber Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#669138
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:Dueber
Size:18s
Model:3
Jewels:16j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel