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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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#375674
Image Credit: eBay Auction

#375674
Image Credit: eBay Auction

Proximity Match: Serial #375674
Proximity: 14

Manufacturer: Columbus Watch Co.
Manufacturer Location: Columbus, Ohio
Movement Serial Number: 375688
Model: 2
Estimated Production Year: 1902
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Micrometer
Standard Dial Type: Single-Sunk
Adjusted: No
Movement Markings: Columbus Watch Co.
Columbus, Ohio.
Safety Pinion
Observation Serial: 375674
Observation Source: eBay Auction


Please note that many times, movements were not finished in sequential order. As a result, the production years provided are merely estimates, and a margin of error +/- 5 years is expected.

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#375674
Image Credit: eBay Auction

#375674
Image Credit: eBay Auction