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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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Hamilton Grade 926 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 926 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 926 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#421837
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:926
Size:18s
Model:1
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Seth Thomas Grade 35 Pocket Watch Image Seth Thomas Grade 35 Pocket Watch Image Seth Thomas Grade 35 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#423271
Manufacturer:Seth Thomas
Grade:35
Size:6s
Model:17
Jewels:7j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Two-Tone
Hamilton Grade 946 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 946 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 946 Pocket Watch Image
3 Admirations
Serial No.:#438528
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:946
Size:18s
Model:1
Jewels:23j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Hamilton Grade 924 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 924 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 924 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#449536
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:924
Size:18s
Model:1
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Hamilton Grade 940 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 940 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 940 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#473784
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:940
Size:18s
Model:1
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Elgin Grade 46 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 46 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 46 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#474405
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:46
Size:14s
Model:1
Jewels:15j
Setting:Key
Finish:Nickel
Trenton Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image Trenton Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image Trenton Watch Co. Grade  Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#483135
Manufacturer:Trenton Watch Co.
Grade:
Size:18s
Model:
Jewels:?
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Illinois Grade 104 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 104 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 104 Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#500206
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:104
Size:18s
Model:3
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Illinois Grade 151 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 151 Pocket Watch Image Illinois Grade 151 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#516875
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:151
Size:8s
Model:2
Jewels:7j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
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
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#518150
Manufacturer:New York Standard Watch Co.
Grade:
Size:6s
Model:
Jewels:7j
Setting:
Finish:Nickel
Rockford Grade 900 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 900 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 900 Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#519345
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:900
Size:18s
Model:7
Jewels:24j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Seth Thomas Grade 37 Pocket Watch Image Seth Thomas Grade 37 Pocket Watch Image Seth Thomas Grade 37 Pocket Watch Image
0 Admirations
Serial No.:#524678
Manufacturer:Seth Thomas
Grade:37
Size:18s
Model:7
Jewels:7j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Rockford Grade 900 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 900 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 900 Pocket Watch Image
4 Admirations
Serial No.:#535226
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:900
Size:18s
Model:9
Jewels:24j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Rockford Grade 900 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 900 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 900 Pocket Watch Image
3 Admirations
Serial No.:#535364
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:900
Size:18s
Model:9
Jewels:24j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Seth Thomas Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Image Seth Thomas Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Image Seth Thomas Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#541774
Manufacturer:Seth Thomas
Grade:Unknown
Size:18s
Model:6
Jewels:
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt or Nickel
Rockford Grade 905 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 905 Pocket Watch Image Rockford Grade 905 Pocket Watch Image
5 Admirations
Serial No.:#542762
Manufacturer:Rockford
Grade:905
Size:18s
Model:9
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
South Bend Grade 323 Pocket Watch Image South Bend Grade 323 Pocket Watch Image South Bend Grade 323 Pocket Watch Image
2 Admirations
Serial No.:#574698
Manufacturer:South Bend
Grade:323
Size:18s
Model:2, The Studebaker
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
South Bend Grade 229 Pocket Watch Image South Bend Grade 229 Pocket Watch Image South Bend Grade 229 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#584359
Manufacturer:South Bend
Grade:229
Size:16s
Model:2
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Hamilton Grade 936 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 936 Pocket Watch Image Hamilton Grade 936 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#624496
Manufacturer:Hamilton
Grade:936
Size:18s
Model:1
Jewels:17j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel
Elgin Grade 84 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 84 Pocket Watch Image Elgin Grade 84 Pocket Watch Image
1 Admiration
Serial No.:#632740
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:84
Size:16s
Model:4
Jewels:16j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Nickel