Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Rockford Grade Unknown Pocket Watch

Rockford Watch Co.

Grade: Unknown

Mixed Run

Manufacturer: Rockford
Manufacturer Location: Rockford, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 173191
Grade: Unknown
Model: 2
Estimated Production Year: 1883
Size: 18s
Jewels: 11j
Jewel Setting: Pressed Cup/Friction Settings
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Signing Style: Old English
Movement Inlay Color: None
Movement Setting: Transition
Wind Mechanism:Transitional
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Plain
Railroad Grade: No
Movement Markings: Rockford Watch Co.
Rockford, Ill.
Pat. Pinion
Data Research: 1907 Rockford Serial List
Case: Various
Database Version: v48.443
Research Note: #171487: Verified with screw-set top-plate jewels.

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ChrisG Top Contributor Supporter 139 · September 4, 2022

Serial Number 171487 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Curator : s/n 171487 is a 15j. Jewels are screw
set. Thx

https://www.ebay.com/itm/155139080720
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. This information has been noted in the research notes for this run.

Anonymous · January 23, 2022

Serial Number 175938 was reported as accurate.

pmtime 303 · December 28, 2021

Serial Number 173547 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · November 9, 2021

Serial Number 176113 was reported as accurate.

cmdraven 3426 · September 8, 2021

Serial Number 171171 was reported as accurate.

MoatsJustin1 2497 · May 18, 2021

Serial Number 172819 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 8, 2021

Serial Number 171058 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · October 7, 2020

Serial Number 174225 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: KW KS screwed in jewel settings micrometric
regulator seen on eBay 10-7-2020

Anonymous · September 15, 2020

Serial Number 172620 was reported as accurate.

Strixnebu 18 · August 18, 2020

Serial Number 172214 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 22, 2020

Serial Number 172620 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 16, 2020

Serial Number 172304 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 15, 2020

Serial Number 172620 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 25, 2020

Serial Number 175053 was reported as accurate.

cmdraven 3426 · November 23, 2019

Serial Number 174930 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 9, 2019

Serial Number 175772 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 27, 2019

Serial Number 173323 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · December 3, 2018

Serial Number 174945 was reported as accurate.

ncplumber 150 · November 24, 2018

Serial Number 173481 was reported as accurate.

pwdmbj Supporter 502 · October 19, 2018

Serial Number 174368 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Both key wind and stem wind.
Both key set and lever set.
Hurd 1874 regulator
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Configuration changed from Either to Hunting
Movement Setting changed from Key to Transition

Anonymous · September 30, 2018

Serial Number 176399 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Configuration changed from Either to Hunting
Movement Setting changed from Key to Transition

Anonymous · April 20, 2018

Serial Number 171443 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: HEART REGULATOR, 15- 17 JEWELS
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Configuration changed from Either to Hunting
Movement Setting changed from Key to Transition

Anonymous · February 6, 2018

Serial Number 173228 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 9 JEWELS; MOVEMENT SETTING: LEVER
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Configuration changed from Either to Hunting
Movement Setting changed from Key to Transition

Anonymous · November 7, 2017

Serial Number 171635 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Configuration changed from Either to Hunting
Movement Setting changed from Key to Transition

Anonymous · October 10, 2017

Serial Number 171635 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Configuration changed from Either to Hunting
Movement Setting changed from Key to Transition

Anonymous · July 31, 2017

Serial Number 173882 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: It is both key wind and stem wind and is both key
set and lever set.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Configuration changed from Either to Hunting
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Key to Transition

Anonymous · January 2, 2017

Serial Number 175722 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Configuration changed from Either to Hunting
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Key to Transition

Anonymous · July 6, 2016

Serial Number 171220 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Configuration changed from Either to Hunting
Factory Model changed from 1 to 2
Movement Setting changed from Key to Transition

Anonymous · May 6, 2016

Serial Number 172305 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: MODEL: 1; GRDE: ROCKFORD DID NOT ASSIGN GRADES TO
EARLY WATCHES; KEY WIND
Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Configuration changed from Either to Hunting
Movement Setting changed from Key to Transition

Anonymous · April 30, 2016

Serial Number 171650 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Configuration changed from Either to Hunting
Movement Setting changed from Key to Transition

bman8030 54 · March 3, 2015

Serial Number 175631 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Configuration changed from Either to Hunting
Movement Setting changed from Key to Transition

allamerican Supporter 48 · February 15, 2015

Serial Number 171217 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Movement Configuration changed from Either to Hunting
Movement Setting changed from Key to Transition

allamerican Supporter 48 · November 16, 2014

Serial Number 171217 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 11j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · September 27, 2014

Serial Number 173561 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: #173561 movement and dial only
found on ebay - 9/27/2014
KWKS
Gilt finish
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 11j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · September 16, 2014

Serial Number 171615 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 11j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · May 26, 2014

Serial Number 171795 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 11j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · February 22, 2014

Serial Number 175026 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 175026 is 11 Jewels - Pendant/KW - Lever Set -
Model 2 (Not Model 6)
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 11j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · November 4, 2013

Serial Number 171641 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: serial number 171641 was a railroad issued watch
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 11j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · April 8, 2013

Serial Number 174246 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 11j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition

Anonymous · April 6, 2013

Serial Number 174206 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: S/N# 174206 listed on eBay as 1883, 18s,
Pendant/Key/Lever Set, Hunting, 11J, Model 6,
Grade ? Listing states 100% Guaranteed as
Discribed
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 11j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt
Movement Setting changed from Lever to Transition
Rockford Grade Unknown Pocket Watch