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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 "mechanism" of the watch).
  2. Never use the serial number from the case or any other part.
  3. Always select the correct manufacturer, which is usually stamped on the watch movement or dial.
  4. If the manufacturer is not listed on the site, you may have a "private label" watch or it may not be American-made.
  5. If the serial number includes a letter, enter it along with the number when using the lookup feature.
  6. 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.
  7. Consider uploading images of your watch by creating a collection account on the website. This is compeltely free and assists in promoting research in American horology.
  8. 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: 107

Private Label(s) in Run: Burlington Watch Company

Manufacturer: Illinois
Manufacturer Location: Springfield, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 3064818
Grade: 107
Model: 9
Estimated Production Year: 1916
Run Quantity: 2,000
Total Production: 88,000
Size: 16s
Jewels: 21j
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 Position: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: Limited Approval
Dial Feet Locations: 17.5, 39.0, 58.0
Case Screw Locations: 3.0, 38.0
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Verifications & Observations

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Verification Serial Map
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  • December 2, 2019:
    Serial Number 3064940 was reported as accurate
  • April 22, 2019:
    Serial Number 3065737 was reported as accurate
  • September 14, 2018:
    Serial Number 3064869 was reported as accurate
  • July 11, 2018:
    Serial Number 3064974 was reported as accurate
  • March 9, 2018:
    Serial Number 3065628 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Railroad Grade changed from Yes to Limited Approval
  • March 13, 2017:
    Serial Number 3065204 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Railroad Grade changed from Yes to Limited Approval
    Plate changed from 3/4 to Bridge
  • January 29, 2017:
    Serial Number 3065595 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Railroad Grade changed from Yes to Limited Approval
    Plate changed from 3/4 to Bridge
  • January 14, 2017:
    Serial Number 3065070 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Railroad Grade changed from Yes to Limited Approval
    Plate changed from 3/4 to Bridge
  • December 25, 2016:
    Serial Number 3065051 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Railroad Grade changed from Yes to Limited Approval
    Plate changed from 3/4 to Bridge
  • December 18, 2016:
    Serial Number 3064850 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Railroad Grade changed from Yes to Limited Approval
    Plate changed from 3/4 to Bridge
  • April 6, 2016:
    Serial Number 3065051 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Railroad Grade changed from Yes to Limited Approval
    Plate changed from 3/4 to Bridge
  • October 16, 2014:
    Serial Number 3065058 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Railroad Grade changed from Yes to Limited Approval
    Plate changed from 3/4 to Bridge
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