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Pocket Watch Serial Number Lookup - Hamilton, South Bend, Illinois, Rockford, Waltham & Elgin Pocket Watches
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Hamilton Grade 960 Pocket Watch

Grade: 960

Mixed Run: Lever-Set and Pendant-Set Examples Reported

Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 68332
Grade: 960
Model: 3
To Finishing Dept: Jun 17, 1902
Run Quantity: 800
Total Production: 5,160
Size: 16s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Material: Ruby & Sapphire
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever    Mixed Run
Plate: Bridge Plate
Bridge Type: Center
Train Material: Gold
Center Wheel Material: Gold
Regulator: Reed
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
Data Research: 1953 Hamilton Serial List
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Verifications & Observations

68001
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68800
  • January 11, 2019:
    Serial Number 68199 was reported as accurate
  • October 31, 2018:
    Serial Number 68044 was reported as accurate
  • May 15, 2018:
    Serial Number 68447 was reported as accurate
  • May 15, 2018:
    Serial Number 68447 was reported as accurate
  • May 15, 2018:
    Serial Number 68447 was reported as accurate
  • May 15, 2018:
    Serial Number 68447 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • May 15, 2018:
    Serial Number 68447 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • May 15, 2018:
    Serial Number 68447 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • April 1, 2017:
    Serial Number 68053 was reported as accurate
  • January 19, 2017:
    Serial Number 68249 was reported as accurate
  • January 19, 2017:
    Serial Number 68249 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: Positive Pendant Set
  • November 1, 2016:
    Serial Number 68595 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • October 15, 2016:
    Serial Number 68675 was reported as accurate
  • July 23, 2016:
    Serial Number 68669 was reported as accurate
  • June 4, 2016:
    Serial Number 68734 was reported as accurate
  • April 2, 2016:
    Serial Number 68669 was reported as accurate
  • February 20, 2016:
    Serial Number 68703 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: Movement Setting: Lever
    Railroad Grade: Yes
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
    Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
  • August 29, 2015:
    Serial Number 68174 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
    Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
  • August 25, 2015:
    Serial Number 68332 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
    Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
  • July 23, 2015:
    Serial Number 68174 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
    Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
  • June 11, 2015:
    Serial Number 68249 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
    Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
  • April 11, 2015:
    Serial Number 68510 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
    Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
  • March 22, 2015:
    Serial Number 68669 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: this is a 960L, change RRG to yes.
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
    Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
  • February 17, 2015:
    Serial Number 68332 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
    Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
  • June 7, 2014:
    Serial Number 68285 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
    Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
  • April 22, 2014:
    Serial Number 68568 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
    Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
  • February 7, 2014:
    Serial Number 68799 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
    Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
  • January 26, 2014:
    Serial Number 68105 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
    Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
  • October 1, 2013:
    Serial Number 68195 was reported as accurate
  • October 1, 2013:
    Serial Number 68195 was reported as accurate
  • March 28, 2013:
    Serial Number 68255 was reported as accurate
  • March 27, 2013:
    Serial Number 68255 was reported as accurate
  • February 23, 2013:
    Serial Number 68266 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: This movement # is pendant set
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Plate changed from Unknown to Bridge
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Hamilton Grade 960 Pocket Watch