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 Unknown Pocket Watch Movement

Hampden Watch Co.

Grade: Unknown

Private Label(s) in Run:
Taber & Chapman Holyoke, Mass. // Geo. W. Cleus - Reading, PA. // Dewing & Son
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Manufacturer: Hampden
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 305212
Grade: Unknown
Model: 3
Estimated Production Year: 1884
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Teske
Adjusted: Yes
Dial Feet Locations: 21.7, 37, 59
Database Version: v46.738

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Data Verification Reports

Anonymous · January 1, 2020

Serial Number 305567 was reported as accurate.

BJBURN 29 · October 29, 2019

Serial Number 305129 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Hampden #305129 is marked Geo. W. Clous ,
Reading, PA on the glit movement. It also has a
Tucker regulator, not Teske. (photos to follow)
Appears to be 15 jewels.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. Once you are able to upload images, the database will be updated accordingly.

Ken1982 120 · June 10, 2019

Serial Number 305101 was reported as accurate.

Feucht 5 · April 30, 2019

Serial Number 305196 was reported as accurate.

Bensbox 12 · July 9, 2017

Serial Number 305129 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: grade: Geo. W. Cleus, Reading, PA. on movt.
dial has no names

Anonymous · October 14, 2015

Serial Number 305551 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Plate changed from Unknown to Full
Hampden Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Movement