Pocket Watch Database

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"23" could possibly indicate the grade of the watch and not the serial number of your movement. Serial numbers are usually more than a few digits.
From the American Horology Archive:
Hamilton Grade 932 Pocket Watch Movement

Hamilton Watch Co.

Grade: 932

Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 23
Grade: 932
Model: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1893
Run Quantity: 10
Total Production: 600
Size: 18s
Jewels: 16j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Adjusted: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 2.6, 18.0, 38.2
Data Research: 1953 Hamilton Serial List
Database Version: v48.148

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Mobilaero Top Contributor Supporter 265 ยท January 3, 2021

Serial Number 23 was reported as accurate.

Hamilton Grade 932 Pocket Watch Movement