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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:

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Pocket Watch Serial Number Lookup - Hamilton, South Bend, Illinois, Rockford, Waltham & Elgin Pocket Watches
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Grade: 974

Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 1129822
Grade: 974
Model: 2
Class: 5
To Finishing Dept: Oct 16, 1914
Run Quantity: 1,500
Total Production: 315,084
Size: 16s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Barrel: Going
Regulator: Reed
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: No
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 22.3, 38.0, 57.1
Hamilton 16s Dial Feet Research
Data Research: 1953 Hamilton Serial List
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Verifications & Observations

1129001
Verification Serial Map
1130500
  • June 25, 2019:
    Serial Number 1129511 was reported as accurate
  • May 4, 2019:
    Serial Number 1129051 was reported as accurate
  • January 18, 2019:
    Serial Number 1130277 was reported as accurate
  • September 4, 2018:
    Serial Number 1130260 was reported as accurate
  • May 30, 2018:
    Serial Number 1129014 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
  • May 31, 2017:
    Serial Number 1129759 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
  • May 31, 2017:
    Serial Number 1129759 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
  • November 15, 2016:
    Serial Number 1130214 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
  • April 12, 2016:
    Serial Number 1129297 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
    Double Roller changed from Yes to No
  • February 18, 2016:
    Serial Number 1129509 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
    Double Roller changed from Yes to No
  • December 31, 2014:
    Serial Number 1129802 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
    Double Roller changed from Yes to No
  • October 26, 2014:
    Serial Number 1129532 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
    Double Roller changed from Yes to No
  • December 23, 2013:
    Serial Number 1129402 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
    Double Roller changed from Yes to No
  • June 3, 2013:
    Serial Number 1129802 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
    Double Roller changed from Yes to No
  • April 10, 2013:
    Serial Number 1129912 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
    Double Roller changed from Yes to No
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