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 Special Railway Pocket Watch

Hampden Watch Co.

Grade: Special Railway

Gold Jewel Settings

Manufacturer: Hampden
Manufacturer Location: Canton, Ohio
Movement Serial Number: 1646884
Grade: Special Railway
Model: 3
Estimated Production Year: 1902
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Two-Tone
Finish Pattern: Gold Circle
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Hampden Star
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Dial Feet Locations: 21.7, 37, 59
Movement Markings: Special Railway
HWCo.
Canton, Ohio.
21 Jewels.
Adjusted
Safety Pinion
Case: Various
Database Version: v52.304
Registry Population: 24 (2.40%)

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Verification Reports for this Run

The following reports have been graciously submitted by dedicated members in reference to this production run. These reports are useful to verify data and track inaccuracies that require further research. Please note that reports may contain inaccurate information or assumptions that must be dilligently considered with other available sources.


Anonymous · April 23, 2024

Serial Number 1646966 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 5, 2022

Serial Number 1646891 was reported as accurate.

MARTIN500 30 · April 30, 2022

Serial Number 1646061 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 7, 2021

Serial Number 1646215 was reported as accurate.

nightstalker638 44 · October 30, 2021

Serial Number 1646884 was reported as accurate.

gfield62 1 · July 20, 2019

Serial Number 1646619 was reported as accurate.

bogus22 Supporter 83 · June 4, 2018

Serial Number 1646400 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 28, 2018

Serial Number 1646409 was reported as accurate.

Joerealtor 74 · February 16, 2018

Serial Number 1646971 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 26, 2017

Serial Number 1646015 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 30, 2017

Serial Number 1646696 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This one is an open face, Model 3 marked "Special
Railway 21 Jewels Adjusted" two-tone gold-washed
hardware. Cheers. duffy l.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone
Plate changed from Unknown to Full

nightstalker638 44 · June 28, 2017

Serial Number 1646884 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 19, 2016

Serial Number 1646987 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 14, 2016

Serial Number 1646987 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 24, 2014

Serial Number 1646933 was reported as accurate.

Hampden Grade Special Railway Pocket Watch