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 No. 54 Pocket Watch

Hampden Watch Co.

Grade: No. 54

Manufacturer: Hampden
Manufacturer Location: Canton, Ohio
Movement Serial Number: 496156
Grade: No. 54
Model: 3
Estimated Production Year: 1887
Size: 18s
Jewels: 11j
Jewel Setting: Friction
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Plain
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 21.7, 37, 59
Movement Markings: Hampden Watch Co.
Springfield, Mass.
Patent Pinion
Case: Various
Registry Population: 3 (0.60%)
Database Version: v49.391

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 496156 #156 Collection January 25, 2019
2 496173 #173 Marketplace June 30, 2021
3 496301 #301 Collection November 14, 2022
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 79.27 (Expected: 144.48, Δ65.22/13.04%)

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Data Verification Reports

Scuba75 Supporter 25 · August 18, 2022

Serial Number 496156 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Not Hunter configured
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. The database has been updated accordingly.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from No. 70 to No. 54
Movement Configuration changed from Hunting to Openface
Factory Model changed from 2 to 3

Anonymous · August 18, 2022

Serial Number 496156 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from No. 70 to No. 54
Movement Configuration changed from Hunting to Openface
Factory Model changed from 2 to 3

Anonymous · August 18, 2022

Serial Number 496156 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from No. 70 to No. 54
Movement Configuration changed from Hunting to Openface
Factory Model changed from 2 to 3

Anonymous · June 29, 2021

Serial Number 496173 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from No. 70 to No. 54
Movement Configuration changed from Hunting to Openface
Factory Model changed from 2 to 3
Hampden Grade No. 54 Pocket Watch