Pocket Watch Database


Due to the lack of existing factory records, our Hampden 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 Railway Pocket Watch

Hampden Watch Co.

Grade: Railway

Manufacturer: Hampden
Manufacturer Location: Canton, Ohio
Movement Serial Number: 1897437
Grade: Railway
Model: 4
Estimated Production Year: 1904
Size: 16s
Jewels: 19j
Jewel Material: Ruby & Sapphire
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Bridge Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Regulator: Hampden Star
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
Dial Feet Locations: 24.5, 37.52, 58

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Data Verification Reports

Anonymous · April 16, 2020

Serial Number 1897417 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · April 12, 2020

Serial Number 1897417 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Nickel finish, single roller
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection for further evaluation and documentation.

Anonymous · April 10, 2020

Serial Number 1897417 was reported as accurate.

WLBelkriver33 804 · October 14, 2018

Serial Number 1897342 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 10, 2017

Serial Number 1897013 was reported as accurate.

Gimparoo 695 · September 12, 2015

Serial Number 1897656 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 19, 2014

Serial Number 1897210 was reported as accurate.

Hampden Grade Railway Pocket Watch