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 John Hancock Pocket Watch

Hampden Watch Co.

Grade: John Hancock

Gold Jewel Settings

Manufacturer: Hampden
Manufacturer Location: Canton, Ohio
Movement Serial Number: 2980008
Grade: John Hancock
Model: 3
Estimated Production Year: 1912
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Regulator: Hampden Star
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Dial Feet Locations: 21.7, 37, 59
Movement Markings: John Hancock
21 Jewels
Adjusted
To Five Positions
Safety Pinion
Case: Various
Database Version: v48.443

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jmfoss03 33 ยท May 21, 2018

Serial Number 2980008 was reported as accurate.

Hampden Grade John Hancock Pocket Watch