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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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Grade: 925

Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 209161
Grade: 925
Model: 2
To Finishing Dept: Jul 17, 1903
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
Dial Feet Locations: 2.6, 18.0, 38.2
Data Research: 1953 Hamilton Serial List
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Verifications & Observations

209001
Verification Serial Map
210000
  • March 16, 2019:
    Serial Number 209335 was reported as accurate
  • March 3, 2019:
    Serial Number 209261 was reported as accurate
  • July 31, 2018:
    Serial Number 209157 was reported as accurate
  • August 9, 2017:
    Serial Number 209627 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • July 31, 2017:
    Serial Number 209310 was reported as accurate
  • February 2, 2017:
    Serial Number 209262 was reported as accurate
  • August 15, 2016:
    Serial Number 209627 was reported as accurate
  • January 21, 2016:
    Serial Number 209064 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • January 21, 2016:
    Serial Number 209064 was reported as accurate
  • July 27, 2014:
    Serial Number 209963 was reported as accurate
  • July 27, 2014:
    Serial Number 209045 was reported as accurate
  • April 12, 2014:
    Serial Number 209161 was reported as accurate
  • December 16, 2013:
    Serial Number 209850 was reported as accurate
  • September 10, 2013:
    Serial Number 209544 was reported as accurate
  • May 2, 2013:
    Serial Number 209295 was reported as accurate
  • January 25, 2013:
    Serial Number 0209857 was reported as accurate
  • August 22, 2012:
    Serial Number 209255 was reported as accurate
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