Pocket Watch Database

Due to the lack of existing factory records, our Hampden Watch Co. database has been reconstructed using observations of known watches.
As a result, the information may contain inaccuracies. Please let us know if you have details that can improve the database.

From the American Horology Archive:
Hampden Grade No. 31 Pocket Watch

Hampden Watch Co.

Grade: No. 31

Manufacturer: Hampden
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 150077
Grade: No. 31
Model: 2
Estimated Production Year: 1879
Size: 18s
Jewels: 11j
Jewel Setting: Friction
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Finish Pattern: Wavy
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Plain
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 14, 36.5, 52
Movement Markings: Hampden Watch Co.
Springfield, Mass.
Pat. Pinion
Case: Various
Registry Population: 4 (2.00%)
Database Version: v49.391

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 150077 #77 Collection July 26, 2020
2 150134 #134 Marketplace November 18, 2017
3 150160 #160 Collection October 28, 2021
4 150165 #165 Observation October 29, 2021
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 40.36 (Expected: 57.88, Δ17.52/8.76%)

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Data Verification Reports

ChrisG Top Contributor Supporter 163 · October 28, 2021

Serial Number 150160 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: EDIT - Movement #150160 is an 11 jewel Hampden
Watch Co Hunting config. Springfield Mass. Nickel
plates. image to follow.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. The database has been updated accordingly.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to No. 31
Jewels changed from 15j to 11j

Anonymous · November 17, 2017

Serial Number 150134 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to No. 31
Jewels changed from 15j to 11j
Hampden Grade No. 31 Pocket Watch