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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 "mechanism" of the watch).
  2. Never use the serial number from the case or any other part.
  3. Always select the correct manufacturer, which is usually stamped on the watch movement or dial.
  4. If the manufacturer is not listed on the site, you may have a "private label" watch or it may not be American-made.
  5. If the serial number includes a letter, enter it along with the number when using the lookup feature.
  6. 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.
  7. Consider uploading images of your watch by creating a collection account on the website. This is compeltely free and assists in promoting research in American horology.
  8. 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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Elgin Grade 94 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 94 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 94 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#1359382
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:94
Size:8s
Model:1
Jewels:11j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
E. Howard Watch Co. (Keystone) Grade Series 7 Pocket Watch Image E. Howard Watch Co. (Keystone) Grade Series 7 Pocket Watch Image E. Howard Watch Co. (Keystone) Grade Series 7 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#1382372
Manufacturer:E. Howard Watch Co. (Keystone)
Grade:Series 7
Size:12s
Model:1912
Jewels:17j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Hamilton Grade 924 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 924 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 924 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#1437811
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:924
Size:18s
Model:1
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Waltham Grade Wm. Ellery Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade Wm. Ellery Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#1486384
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Wm. Ellery
Size:8s
Model:1873
Jewels:7j
Setting:Key
Finish:Gilt
Hamilton Grade 974 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 974 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 974 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#1500169
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:974
Size:16s
Model:2
Jewels:17j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Hampden Grade Dueber Grand Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Dueber Grand Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#1519785
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:Dueber Grand
Size:12s
Model:3
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Illinois Grade Sangamo Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade Sangamo Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade Sangamo Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#1526939
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:Sangamo
Size:16s
Model:4
Jewels:23j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Two-Tone
Hamilton Grade 956 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 956 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 956 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#1558041
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:956
Size:16s
Model:2
Jewels:17j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Hampden Grade Gen'l Stark Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Gen'l Stark Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#1576450
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:Gen'l Stark
Size:12s
Model:3
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Elgin Grade 48 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 48 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 48 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#1592961
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:48
Size:16s
Model:1
Jewels:13j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
Hamilton Grade 992 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 992 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#1603596
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:992
Size:16s
Model:2
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Hampden Grade No. 64 Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade No. 64 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#1676258
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:No. 64
Size:18s
Model:3
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Illinois Grade 64 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 64 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 64 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#1735814
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:64
Size:18s
Model:4
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Hampden Grade Champion Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Champion Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Champion Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#1822065
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:Champion
Size:18s
Model:4
Jewels:7j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
Illinois Grade 174 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#1827976
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:174
Size:16s
Model:4
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Hamilton Grade 920 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 920 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 920 Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#1880130
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:920
Size:12s
Model:1
Jewels:23j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Waltham Grade A.T. & Co. Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade A.T. & Co. Pocket Watch Image Waltham Grade A.T. & Co. Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#1904105
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:A.T. & Co.
Size:18s
Model:1877
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
Hampden Grade Champion H (in flag) Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Champion H (in flag) Pocket Watch Image Hampden Grade Champion H (in flag) Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#1958115
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:Champion H (in Flag)
Size:16s
Model:3
Jewels:7j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
Hamilton Grade 910 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 910 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 910 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#1963616
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:910
Size:12s
Model:1
Jewels:17j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Illinois Grade 174 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 174 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 174 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#1965233
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:174
Size:16s
Model:4
Jewels:19j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel