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From the American Horology Archive:
Rockford Grade 15 Jewels Pocket Watch

Rockford Watch Co.

Grade: 15 Jewels

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Manufacturer: Rockford
Manufacturer Location: Rockford, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 12678
Grade: 15 Jewels
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: Hurd
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Data Research: 1907 Rockford Serial List
Case: Various
Database Version: v52.107
Research Note: #12085: Verified as Model 1, Gilt, 15j Movement Marked "Rockford Watch Co.; Rockford, Ill; 15 Jewels" with Hurd Regulator [NAWCC]. #12937: Verified as 18-Size Model 1 Marked "C" on the barrel bridge. The movement is in a key-wind case, extruded setting square, and does not appear to have a lever [FB].

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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.


watchwinder 32 · January 7, 2024

Serial Number 12861 was reported as accurate.

mbellich Supporter 29 · December 13, 2022

Serial Number 12047 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 30, 2022

Serial Number 12861 was reported as accurate.

xtoolmanx Supporter 7 · November 6, 2021

Serial Number 12678 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This timepiece is a 9j grade A marked on barrel
bridge

Anonymous · August 13, 2021

Serial Number 12007 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 20, 2021

Serial Number 12861 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 28, 2021

Serial Number 12725 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 21, 2021

Serial Number 12246 was reported as accurate.

quadcitycoin Supporter 73 · January 9, 2021

Serial Number 12603 was reported as accurate.

Humphrey Supporter 47 · July 8, 2020

Serial Number 12678 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from M1-15j to 15 Jewels

Humphrey Supporter 47 · October 24, 2019

Serial Number 12678 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: #12678 is a 9 jewel and marked as grade "A" on the
barrel bridge.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from M1-15j to 15 Jewels

leep01 4 · June 6, 2019

Serial Number 12085 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from M1-15j to 15 Jewels

beelzebud 6 · October 2, 2018

Serial Number 12078 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: see info input
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection so we can take a closer look.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 15 Jewels
Jewels changed from 9J to 15j

Anonymous · September 25, 2018

Serial Number 12007 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 15 jewel
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection so we can take a closer look.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 15 Jewels
Jewels changed from 9J to 15j

beelzebud 6 · September 2, 2018

Serial Number 12078 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 15 Jewels
Jewels changed from 9J to 15j

diamonddon 3 · September 11, 2017

Serial Number 12327 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 15 Jewels
Jewels changed from 9J to 15j

cmdraven 3936 · July 17, 2017

Serial Number 12404 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 15 Jewels
Jewels changed from 9J to 15j

quadcitycoin Supporter 73 · January 8, 2016

Serial Number 12603 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 15 Jewels
Jewels changed from 9J to 15j
Rockford Grade 15 Jewels Pocket Watch