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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).
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  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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Grade: 84

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 632963
Grade: 84
Model: 4
Class: 27
Estimated Production Year: 1880
Run Quantity: 1,000
Total Production: 4,000
Size: 16s
Jewels: 16j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Plain
Adjusted: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078
Data Research: 1896 Elgin Serial List
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Verifications & Observations

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Verification Serial Map
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  • May 20, 2019:
    Serial Number 632740 was reported as accurate
  • April 29, 2018:
    Serial Number 632814 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • November 8, 2017:
    Serial Number 632451 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • October 14, 2017:
    Serial Number 632189 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • May 4, 2017:
    Serial Number 632874 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • February 2, 2017:
    Serial Number 632075 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • October 28, 2016:
    Serial Number 632225 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • May 2, 2016:
    Serial Number 632225 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • April 22, 2016:
    Serial Number 632878 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • March 18, 2016:
    Serial Number 632504 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • January 6, 2016:
    Serial Number 632075 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • August 14, 2015:
    Serial Number 632200 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • June 29, 2014:
    Serial Number 632834 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • February 14, 2014:
    Serial Number 632606 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • February 14, 2014:
    Serial Number 632606 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • February 10, 2014:
    Serial Number 632908 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • November 26, 2013:
    Serial Number 632479 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • July 30, 2013:
    Serial Number 632131 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • June 6, 2013:
    Serial Number 632377 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • May 25, 2013:
    Serial Number 632187 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • May 25, 2013:
    Serial Number 632187 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • November 24, 2012:
    Serial Number 632744 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • September 26, 2012:
    Serial Number 632668 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • September 2, 2012:
    Serial Number 632910 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
  • August 29, 2012:
    Serial Number 632668 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Sweepsecond to Hunting
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