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From the American Horology Archive:
Rockford Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Movement

Rockford Watch Co.

Grade: Unknown

Mixed Run: 7-Jewel, 11-Jewel, and 15-Jewel Examples Reported

Manufacturer: Rockford
Manufacturer Location: Rockford, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 161754
Grade: Unknown
Model: 2
Estimated Production Year: 1883
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j    Mixed Run
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Signing Style: Old English
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
Movement Setting: Transition
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Plain
Movement Markings: Rockford Watch Co.
Rockford, Ill.
Patent Pinion
Data Research: 1907 Rockford Serial List
Database Version: v48.145
Research Note: #161754: Verified as an 11-Jewel movement with nickel plates.

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Data Verification Reports

159001
Verification Serial Map
169000

cbzimm Supporter 129 · May 23, 2022

Serial Number 161754 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 11 Jewel, nickel plates
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. This information has been noted in the research notes for this run.

Anonymous · March 23, 2022

Serial Number 161754 was reported as accurate.

TerryfromCanada Supporter 331 · January 22, 2022

Serial Number 160198 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 12, 2021

Serial Number 165324 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 2, 2021

Serial Number 165687 was reported as accurate.

fordcasa Top Contributor Supporter 412 · April 4, 2021

Serial Number 160436 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Gilt, Model 2, 11 pressed set jewels

Rcardkidz 2626 · February 27, 2021

Serial Number 161469 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 25, 2021

Serial Number 165056 was reported as accurate.

cmdraven 3375 · January 15, 2021

Serial Number 167209 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 4, 2020

Serial Number 164847 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 31, 2020

Serial Number 168239 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 10, 2019

Serial Number 160559 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 6, 2019

Serial Number 159151 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 6, 2019

Serial Number 159151 was reported as accurate.

Duxlegion 24 · November 15, 2019

Serial Number 161056 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: My movement Is nickel plated
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection for further evaluation and documentation.

Mowerman666 13 · August 15, 2019

Serial Number 164422 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 28, 2019

Serial Number 159704 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 26, 2019

Serial Number 167871 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 11, 2019

Serial Number 168970 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 15, 2019

Serial Number 161922 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 25, 2019

Serial Number 168522 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 10, 2019

Serial Number 160414 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement marked adjusted and has an over coil
hairspring.
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.

Anonymous · October 10, 2018

Serial Number 166854 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 5, 2018

Serial Number 162424 was reported as accurate.

daddo46 975 · June 24, 2018

Serial Number 159864 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Mine Is Open Face 7 Jewel

Anonymous · June 16, 2018

Serial Number 165244 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 15 JEWELS; HURD 1874 REGULATOR

Anonymous · May 31, 2018

Serial Number 161601 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 11, 2018

Serial Number 167510 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 17, 2018

Serial Number 164877 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 16, 2018

Serial Number 165394 was reported as accurate.

daddo46 975 · February 26, 2018

Serial Number 159864 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 7, 2018

Serial Number 167764 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 6, 2018

Serial Number 163623 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: MODEL: 1; 7JEWELS; MOVEMENT SIGNING STYLE: SCRIPT;
MOVEMENT SETTING: KEY

daddo46 975 · January 21, 2018

Serial Number 159864 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 25, 2017

Serial Number 159715 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This one is model 1 key wind key set 7 jewel 18
size Gilded plates.

rjbean 7 · November 16, 2017

Serial Number 164049 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement is nickel not gilt. And it's open face
not hunter configuration. I'm not sure on jewel
count.

Anonymous · July 5, 2017

Serial Number 168827 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 4, 2017

Serial Number 168958 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 21, 2017

Serial Number 162870 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 23, 2017

Serial Number 159065 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 10, 2017

Serial Number 166949 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 30, 2016

Serial Number 163380 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt

Anonymous · May 26, 2016

Serial Number 164919 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt

daddo46 975 · May 6, 2016

Serial Number 161304 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt

Anonymous · April 3, 2016

Serial Number 164155 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: MOVEMENT MARKINGS: R.W. Co., ROCKFORD ILL., PATENT
PINION; MOVEMENT FINISH: NICKEL; MODEL: 6(EXPOSED
ESCAPEMENT); HUNTING; MOVEMENT SETTING: LEVER;
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt

Anonymous · March 30, 2016

Serial Number 161490 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Size 16s; Grade 83; 15 jewels
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt

Anonymous · March 3, 2016

Serial Number 164155 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt

Anonymous · February 21, 2016

Serial Number 161304 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt

Anonymous · December 12, 2015

Serial Number 161033 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: MOVEMENT FINISH: NICKEL; MOVEMENT INK COLOR: NONE

Anonymous · September 24, 2015

Serial Number 162598 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: discrepancy in regulator type
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · May 24, 2015

Serial Number 165671 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · May 21, 2015

Serial Number 165671 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · May 19, 2015

Serial Number 165671 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · May 13, 2015

Serial Number 165671 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · May 11, 2015

Serial Number 165671 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · April 10, 2015

Serial Number 162138 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 15j transition hunter movement with 24 hr dial
footed to make it an open face watch blue inner
numbers 13-24 script rockford watch co illinois
heart shaped regulator
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · April 10, 2015

Serial Number 167115 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17 Jewels Charles Heaton Agent Potsdam NY
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · January 14, 2015

Serial Number 165244 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: MOVEMENT CONFIGURATION: HUNTING; MOVEMENT FINISH:
GILT;
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

tomc1234 30 · September 20, 2014

Serial Number 166830 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Flyskippy1 29 · February 2, 2014

Serial Number 164021 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Model 1, Nickel movement, 15 Jewels
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Flyskippy1 29 · February 2, 2014

Serial Number 162555 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Model 2, 15 Jewels
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · January 28, 2014

Serial Number 165352 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 17J key wind
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · January 28, 2014

Serial Number 165245 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · November 30, 2013

Serial Number 159761 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: config is open faced,setting is key
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · November 5, 2013

Serial Number 165244 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 165244 is a model 2 in gilt
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · September 11, 2013

Serial Number 167764 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · September 11, 2013

Serial Number 167764 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · September 9, 2013

Serial Number 162616 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Movement 162616 appears to be a model 2 key wind
lever set movement. Also movement finish is gilt
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · August 3, 2013

Serial Number 167086 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · July 28, 2013

Serial Number 167052 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · April 17, 2013

Serial Number 167091 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: this movement is gilded an jeweled,i havnt
disassembled it yet but it appears to be at the
very least 9 jewels.all other facts appear to be
correct
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · April 17, 2013

Serial Number 165206 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Listed as 0 jewels
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · February 18, 2013

Serial Number 166407 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Factory Model changed from 3 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition
Rockford Grade Unknown Pocket Watch Movement