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Enter the serial number from the pocket watch movement below. Do not use the case number. Tips for looking up your watch

How to Find Info About Your Pocket Watch

The Pocket Watch Database has compiled data covering the major American pocket watch manufacturers and created an easy way to find information using the serial number on the watch movement. Here are a few tips to find information about your pocket watch:

  1. Always input the serial number from the pocket watch movement (the "guts" of the watch).
  2. Never use the serial number from the case or any other part.
  3. If the serial number includes a letter, enter it along with the number when using the lookup feature.
  4. Many pocket watch case backs screw off. Others may require a dull wide blade to pry or pop the cover. Be careful not to scratch or damage the movement.
  5. Always select the correct manufacturer, which is usually stamped on the watch movement.
  6. If the manufacturer is not listed on the site, you may have a "private label" watch or it may not be American-made.
  7. Understand that many companies did not keep accurate or complete records. As a result, information displayed on this site may have inaccuracies. This is to be expected, and we have included an option to report inaccurate information on the result pages so the database can be continually improved.
Pocket Watch Serial Number Lookup - Hamilton, South Bend, Illinois, Rockford, Waltham & Elgin Pocket Watches
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Grade: 106

Private Label(s) in Run: Burlington Watch Company

Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 2795415
Grade: 106
Model: 9
Estimated Production Year: 1915
Run Quantity: 900
Total Production: 28,700
Size: 16s
Jewels: 19j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Bridge Plate
Bridge Type: False Center
Double Roller: Yes
Barrel: Going
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Dial Feet Locations: 17.5, 39.0, 58.0
Case Screw Locations: 3.0, 38.0
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Verifications & Observations

2795101
Verification Serial Map
2796000
  • November 12, 2017:
    Serial Number 2795499 was reported as accurate
  • May 15, 2017:
    Serial Number 2795243 was reported as accurate
  • April 17, 2016:
    Serial Number 2795722 was reported as accurate
  • March 13, 2016:
    Serial Number 2795722 was reported as accurate
  • October 8, 2013:
    Serial Number 2795367 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Plate changed from 3/4 to Bridge
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