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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 "mechanism" of the watch).
  2. Never use the serial number from the case or any other part.
  3. Always select the correct manufacturer, which is usually stamped on the watch movement or dial.
  4. If the manufacturer is not listed on the site, you may have a "private label" watch or it may not be American-made.
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  8. 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: 926

Manufacturer: Hamilton
Manufacturer Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Movement Serial Number: 928355
Grade: 926
Model: 1
Class: 3
To Finishing Dept: Nov 14, 1911
Run Quantity: 2,000
Total Production: 83,406
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Goldthwait
Hairspring: Breguet
Standard Dial Type: Single-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: No
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 2.6, 18.0, 38.2
Data Research: 1953 Hamilton Serial List
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Verifications & Observations

927001
Verification Serial Map
929000
  • April 5, 2020:
    Serial Number 927228 was reported as accurate
  • January 22, 2020:
    Serial Number 928646 was reported as accurate
  • December 12, 2019:
    Serial Number 928984 was reported as accurate
  • November 3, 2019:
    Serial Number 927984 was reported as accurate
  • November 3, 2019:
    Serial Number 927984 was reported as accurate
  • April 21, 2019:
    Serial Number 927427 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • March 17, 2019:
    Serial Number 928458 was reported as accurate
  • March 19, 2018:
    Serial Number 928342 was reported as accurate
  • February 25, 2018:
    Serial Number 928135 was reported as accurate
  • August 10, 2017:
    Serial Number 928388 was reported as accurate
  • April 6, 2017:
    Serial Number 928203 was reported as accurate
  • March 25, 2017:
    Serial Number 927020 was reported as accurate
  • February 5, 2017:
    Serial Number 927397 was reported as accurate
  • January 19, 2017:
    Serial Number 928458 was reported as accurate
  • January 3, 2016:
    Serial Number 928382 was reported as accurate
  • November 28, 2015:
    Serial Number 928355 was reported as accurate
  • October 3, 2015:
    Serial Number 928159 was reported as accurate
  • December 19, 2014:
    Serial Number 928370 was reported as accurate
  • September 16, 2014:
    Serial Number 927675 was reported as accurate
  • July 20, 2014:
    Serial Number 927797 was reported as accurate
  • May 21, 2014:
    Serial Number 928676 was reported as accurate
  • February 2, 2014:
    Serial Number 927242 was reported as accurate
  • August 8, 2013:
    Serial Number 928081 was reported as accurate
  • March 18, 2013:
    Serial Number 927104 was reported as accurate
  • August 6, 2012:
    Serial Number 927270 was reported as accurate
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