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 Chester Woolworth Pocket Watch

Hampden Watch Co.

Grade: Chester Woolworth

Manufacturer: Hampden
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 47132
Grade: Chester Woolworth
Model: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1876
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Adaptable
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Key
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Plain
Adjusted: Yes
Dial Feet Locations: 14, 36.5, 52
Movement Markings: Woolworth
Springfield, Mass.
Adjusted
Case: Various
Database Version: v52.303
Registry Population: 10 (0.25%)

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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.


hyaduckh 31 · January 23, 2024

Serial Number 49815 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Mine is a Chas E. Hayward
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. That would currently be under the New York lookup. In the near future, the New York and Hampden lookup engines will be merged. https://pocketwatchdatabase.com/search/result/new-york-watch-co/49815

ChrisG Top Contributor Supporter 551 · May 27, 2023

Serial Number 48608 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Verification image : 256086030474
Curator Response: Thanks!
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to Chester Woolworth

cmould Supporter 192 · March 23, 2023

Serial Number 50110 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Woolworth to Chester Woolworth
Adjusted changed from No to Yes

medhamred Supporter 113 · March 13, 2023

Serial Number 49010 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 7J to 15j

Anonymous · May 8, 2020

Serial Number 49145 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to Chester Woolworth
Jewels changed from 7J to 15j

Rickhufnagel7 Top Contributor Elgin Expert Hampden Expert Supporter 617 · January 30, 2020

Serial Number 50136 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Woolworth, Unadjusted, 15 jewels, model 1, Gilt,
uploaded photos, thanks!
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. The database has been updated accordingly.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Chronometer Dueber to Chester Woolworth
Jewels changed from 19j to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 1
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Key

Anonymous · January 20, 2020

Serial Number 49848 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to Chester Woolworth

Anonymous · December 12, 2016

Serial Number 48846 was reported as inaccurate.

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