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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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Grade: 132

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 7673901
Grade: 132
Model: 2
Class: 56
Estimated Production Year: 1899
Run Quantity: 3,000
Total Production: 19,300
Size: 6s
Jewels: 15j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Plain
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
U.S. Patents: 77078
Data Research: 1927/1950 Elgin Serial List
1904 Elgin Serial List
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Verifications & Observations

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  • December 18, 2018:
    Serial Number 7675052 was reported as accurate
  • July 19, 2018:
    Serial Number 7673523 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • October 9, 2017:
    Serial Number 7675194 was reported as accurate
  • May 29, 2016:
    Serial Number 7674851 was reported as accurate
  • September 20, 2013:
    Serial Number 7675327 was reported as accurate
  • September 5, 2013:
    Serial Number 7673202 was reported as accurate
  • January 9, 2013:
    Serial Number 7674440 was reported as accurate
  • October 22, 2012:
    Serial Number 7673145 was reported as accurate
  • September 21, 2012:
    Serial Number 7673620 was reported as accurate