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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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Hamilton Grade 925 Pocket Watch

Grade: 925

Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 135852
Grade: 925
Model: 2
To Finishing Dept: May 28, 1901
Run Quantity: 1,000
Total Production: 73,600
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Goldthwait
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Data Research: 1953 Hamilton Serial List
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Verifications & Observations

135001
Verification Serial Map
136000
  • April 13, 2019:
    Serial Number 135132 was reported as accurate
  • October 13, 2018:
    Serial Number 135852 was reported as accurate
  • September 23, 2018:
    Serial Number 135093 was reported as accurate
  • January 29, 2018:
    Serial Number 135695 was reported as accurate
  • September 17, 2017:
    Serial Number 135833 was reported as accurate
  • May 12, 2017:
    Serial Number 135380 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • January 7, 2017:
    Serial Number 135981 was reported as accurate
  • December 28, 2016:
    Serial Number 135132 was reported as accurate
  • December 25, 2016:
    Serial Number 135132 was reported as accurate
  • April 13, 2016:
    Serial Number 135470 was reported as accurate
  • November 23, 2015:
    Serial Number 135679 was reported as accurate
  • March 7, 2015:
    Serial Number 135794 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • December 17, 2014:
    Serial Number 135944 was reported as accurate
  • September 26, 2014:
    Serial Number 135300 was reported as accurate
  • February 7, 2014:
    Serial Number 135661 was reported as accurate
  • February 12, 2013:
    Serial Number 135589 was reported as accurate
  • February 2, 2013:
    Serial Number 135327 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • January 11, 2013:
    Serial Number 135956 was reported as accurate
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Hamilton Grade 925 Pocket Watch