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"2314" 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 7J Pocket Watch Movement

Hamilton Watch Co.

Grade: 7J

Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 2314
Grade: 7J
Model: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1894
Run Quantity: 1,000
Total Production: 1,676
Size: 18s
Jewels: 7j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Signing Style: Block Letter
Movement Inlay Color: None
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Plain
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 2.6, 18.0, 38.2
Movement Markings: Hamilton Watch Co.
Lancaster, Pa.
Safety Pinion
Data Research: 1953 Hamilton Serial List

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dcooper 135 · February 2, 2021

Serial Number 2374 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 1, 2019

Serial Number 2740 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · September 22, 2019

Serial Number 2741 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 23, 2019

Serial Number 2006 was reported as accurate.

cjbrem 66 · December 16, 2018

Serial Number 2309 was reported as accurate.

Gimparoo 695 · March 2, 2018

Serial Number 2468 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 24, 2017

Serial Number 2756 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 7, 2016

Serial Number 2406 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 5, 2016

Serial Number 2081 was reported as accurate.

jochilders 2 · July 1, 2016

Serial Number 2883 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 25, 2016

Serial Number 2023 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 25, 2016

Serial Number 2023 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 27, 2015

Serial Number 2439 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 9, 2015

Serial Number 2271 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 29, 2015

Serial Number 2943 was reported as accurate.

wabash 134 · February 20, 2015

Serial Number 2841 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: #2841 sold for $935 at Jones & Horan.

wabash 134 · February 19, 2015

Serial Number 2841 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: #2841 is lever set.

All other info correct .

This watch is for auction @ Jones & Horan Feb.
19/2015.

Will snag image if poss.

Anonymous · October 8, 2014

Serial Number 2983 was reported as accurate.

fordcasa 387 · May 21, 2014

Serial Number 2867 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Size 18s
Openface
Guilded, Full plate
Changes since this report was submitted:
Size changed from Unknown to 18
Plate changed from Unknown to Full

Anonymous · October 4, 2013

Serial Number 2173 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 30, 2013

Serial Number 2035 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 7J to 7J
Size changed from Unknown to 18
Factory Model changed from 0 to 1
Plate changed from Unknown to Full

Anonymous · December 4, 2012

Serial Number 2021 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 7J to 7J
Factory Model changed from 0 to 1
Hamilton Grade 7J Pocket Watch Movement