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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: 625781
Grade: 925
Model: 2
To Finishing Dept: Dec 21, 1908
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

625001
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626000
  • June 25, 2018:
    Serial Number 625781 was reported as accurate
  • March 16, 2018:
    Serial Number 625523 was reported as accurate
  • April 12, 2016:
    Serial Number 625555 was reported as accurate
  • December 28, 2014:
    Serial Number 625762 was reported as accurate
  • February 19, 2014:
    Serial Number 625909 was reported as accurate
  • February 20, 2013:
    Serial Number 625373 was reported as accurate
  • November 5, 2012:
    Serial Number 625009 was reported as accurate
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