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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 926 Pocket Watch

Grade: 926

Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 182866
Grade: 926
Model: 1
Class: 3
To Finishing Dept: Dec 2, 1901
Run Quantity: 600
Total Production: 83,406
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Goldthwait
Hairspring: Breguet
Standard Dial Type: Single-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: No
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 2.6, 18.0, 38.2
Data Research: 1953 Hamilton Serial List
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Verifications & Observations

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183000
  • December 27, 2018:
    Serial Number 182864 was reported as accurate
  • December 2, 2018:
    Serial Number 182864 was reported as accurate
  • November 25, 2018:
    Serial Number 182866 was reported as accurate
  • November 19, 2018:
    Serial Number 182699 was reported as accurate
  • November 18, 2018:
    Serial Number 182756 was reported as accurate
  • November 17, 2018:
    Serial Number 182866 was reported as accurate
  • February 22, 2018:
    Serial Number 182963 was reported as accurate
  • July 6, 2016:
    Serial Number 182911 was reported as accurate
  • September 4, 2015:
    Serial Number 182940 was reported as accurate
  • July 20, 2014:
    Serial Number 182988 was reported as accurate
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Hamilton Grade 926 Pocket Watch