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:
Ph. Maret - Bellevill, Ill. // H. Phillips - Providence, R.I.
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Manufacturer: Hampden
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 53047
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
Dial Feet Locations: 14, 36.5, 52
Case: Various
Registry Population: 8 (0.47%)
Database Version: v49.391

Population Registry for This Run

Image Serial Number Run Position Primary Identification Method Discovery Date
1 53047 #47 Collection June 26, 2020
2 53067 #67 Collection October 20, 2017
3 53103 #103 Collection March 16, 2014
4 53949 #949 Collection July 29, 2020
5 54446 #1446 Observation November 08, 2017
6 54586 #1586 Observation November 08, 2017
7 54588 #1588 Observation November 08, 2017
8 54599 #1599 Collection August 09, 2017
Standard Deviation of Known Examples: 735.38 (Expected: 490.89, Δ244.49/14.38%)

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Data Verification Reports

Anonymous · May 3, 2022

Serial Number 54381 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Labeled ‘STUDLEY’ in script
11 jewels not 15
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection for further evaluation and documentation.

Anonymous · June 10, 2021

Serial Number 53045 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 31, 2020

Serial Number 54456 was reported as accurate.

Rickhufnagel7 Top Contributor Elgin Expert Hampden Expert Supporter 614 · June 26, 2020

Serial Number 53047 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Woolworth, 15 jewels, unadjusted, uploaded photos,
thanks!
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. The database has been updated accordingly.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to Woolworth
Size changed from Unknown to 18
Plate changed from Unknown to Full

Anonymous · February 21, 2020

Serial Number 53058 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · January 21, 2020

Serial Number 53133 was reported as accurate.

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

Anonymous · November 7, 2017

Serial Number 54586 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: model - 1 , private label , kw ks , plain
regulator , not marked adjusted , movement finish
- gilt
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from J.C. Perry to Woolworth
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Key
Adjusted changed from Yes to No
Plate changed from Unknown to Full

Anonymous · April 2, 2017

Serial Number 53058 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from J.C. Perry to Woolworth
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Key
Adjusted changed from Yes to No
Plate changed from Unknown to Full

Anonymous · June 14, 2015

Serial Number 53137 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from J.C. Perry to Woolworth
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Key
Adjusted changed from Yes to No
Plate changed from Unknown to Full

Anonymous · February 3, 2015

Serial Number 54588 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: PRIVATE LABEL: H. PHILLIPS, PROVIDENCE,R.I.;
GRADE: UNKNOWN; MODEL: 1; YEAR:1874; MOVEMENT
FINISH: GILT; MOVEMENT SETTING: KEY; FULL PLATE;
PLAIN REGULATOR
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from J.C. Perry to Woolworth
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Key
Adjusted changed from Yes to No
Plate changed from Unknown to Full

galenpriest 15 · March 16, 2014

Serial Number 53103 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from J.C. Perry to Woolworth
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Key
Adjusted changed from Yes to No
Plate changed from Unknown to Full

Anonymous · December 16, 2013

Serial Number 54446 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 15 Jewels, according to watchmaker.
Brass finished movement.
Key wind, Key set.
Watch is not a chronometer, nor is it
Damaskeened.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Chronometer Dueber to Woolworth
Jewels changed from 16j to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 0 to 1
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Key
Adjusted changed from Yes to No
Hampden Grade Woolworth Pocket Watch