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 Woolworth Pocket Watch

Hampden Watch Co.

Grade: Woolworth

Private Label(s) in Run:

No. 3

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Manufacturer: Hampden
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 50110
Grade: Woolworth
Model: 1
Estimated Production Year: 1877
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Adaptable
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Key
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Plain
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Dial Feet Locations: 14, 36.5, 52
Movement Markings: Woolworth
Springfield, Mass.
Pat. Pinion
Case: Various
Database Version: v51.825
Registry Population: 3 (1.51%)

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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.

cmould Supporter 189 · March 23, 2023

Serial Number 50110 was reported as accurate.

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 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
Adjusted changed from Yes to No
Hampden Grade Woolworth Pocket Watch