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"453" 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 936 Pocket Watch Movement
Hamilton Grade 936 Pocket Watch Movement

Hamilton Watch Co.

Grade: 936

Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 453
Grade: 936
Model: 1
Class: 2
Estimated Production Year: 1894
Run Quantity: 600
Total Production: 23,507
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Regulator: Goldthwait
Hairspring: Breguet
Pallet Jewel Material: Sapphire
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Dial Feet Locations: 2.6, 18.0, 38.2
U.S. Patents: 832672, 427072
Data Research: 1953 Hamilton Serial List

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Anonymous · February 21, 2021

Serial Number 920 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · January 28, 2021

Serial Number 964 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 19, 2021

Serial Number 892 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · December 24, 2020

Serial Number 919 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · December 10, 2020

Serial Number 699 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 5, 2020

Serial Number 921 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · October 5, 2020

Serial Number 699 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 19, 2020

Serial Number 921 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 3, 2020

Serial Number 993 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · April 11, 2020

Serial Number 945 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · December 7, 2019

Serial Number 699 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 23, 2019

Serial Number 917 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: In movement it states Adjusted 3 positions and
database has adjusted 5 positions
Curator Response: "917" is the grade number, not the serial number. Always use the serial number to conduct lookups.

Anonymous · October 14, 2019

Serial Number 917 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 26, 2019

Serial Number 910 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 26, 2019

Serial Number 910 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 14, 2019

Serial Number 810 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 16, 2019

Serial Number 989 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 16, 2019

Serial Number 989 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 12, 2019

Serial Number 619 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 11, 2019

Serial Number 986 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 9, 2019

Serial Number 674 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 3, 2019

Serial Number 993 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 3, 2019

Serial Number 991 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 31, 2019

Serial Number 981 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 27, 2018

Serial Number 916 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · November 7, 2018

Serial Number 837 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 7, 2018

Serial Number 827 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 7, 2018

Serial Number 857 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 6, 2018

Serial Number 925 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 6, 2018

Serial Number 509 was reported as accurate.

Gimparoo 695 · July 12, 2018

Serial Number 986 was reported as accurate.

Gimparoo 695 · July 6, 2018

Serial Number 925 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 16, 2018

Serial Number 509 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 26, 2018

Serial Number 752 was reported as accurate.

Gimparoo 695 · April 21, 2018

Serial Number 564 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 4, 2018

Serial Number 868 was reported as accurate.

RednotDead 14 · January 27, 2018

Serial Number 917 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 12, 2018

Serial Number 749 was reported as accurate.

scarlett2151 1 · November 9, 2017

Serial Number 906 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 18, 2017

Serial Number 747 was reported as accurate.

Railroadwatchcompany 4 · September 9, 2017

Serial Number 453 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 30, 2017

Serial Number 669 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 17, 2017

Serial Number 669 was reported as accurate.

CecilMinton1977 1 · March 14, 2017

Serial Number 892 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 1, 2017

Serial Number 910 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 16, 2016

Serial Number 894 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 19, 2016

Serial Number 699 was reported as accurate.

Bkelzthe1 1 · October 26, 2016

Serial Number 673 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 23, 2016

Serial Number 524 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 13, 2016

Serial Number 735 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

dfchong 837 · July 2, 2016

Serial Number 788 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 15, 2016

Serial Number 913 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

pookie 11 · January 6, 2016

Serial Number 881 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 14, 2015

Serial Number 669 was reported as accurate.

noahf3 6 · June 11, 2015

Serial Number 669 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 26, 2015

Serial Number 721 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 22, 2015

Serial Number 902 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 12, 2015

Serial Number 878 was reported as accurate.

von1943 357 · December 14, 2014

Serial Number 748 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 18, 2014

Serial Number 490 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 14, 2014

Serial Number 710 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 9, 2014

Serial Number 710 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 31, 2014

Serial Number 780 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 19, 2014

Serial Number 892 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 29, 2014

Serial Number 595 was reported as accurate.

fordcasa 387 · May 27, 2014

Serial Number 595 was reported as accurate.

fordcasa 387 · May 11, 2014

Serial Number 810 was reported as accurate.

fordcasa 387 · May 11, 2014

Serial Number 849 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 4, 2014

Serial Number 910 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 31, 2013

Serial Number 685 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 31, 2013

Serial Number 685 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 7, 2013

Serial Number 944 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 11, 2013

Serial Number 902 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 21, 2013

Serial Number 494 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 15, 2012

Serial Number 427 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 20, 2012

Serial Number 708 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 16, 2012

Serial Number 708 was reported as accurate.

Hamilton Grade 936 Pocket Watch Movement
Hamilton Grade 936 Pocket Watch Movement