Loading…
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
  Serial Number:
Need to replace a watch crystal? Use our new crystal size guide to find the proper fit.

Grade: Unknown

Manufacturer: Rockford
Manufacturer Location: Rockford, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 191675
Grade: Unknown
Model: 4
Estimated Production Year: 1883
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Help us improve the database: Does this info describe your movement accurately?
Why Might This Information Be Incorrect?
Thanks for your help!
We have received your verification.

Data Confidence Rating:

Verifications & Observations

191101
Verification Serial Map
196400
  • October 7, 2017:
    Serial Number 194617 was reported as accurate
  • June 21, 2017:
    Serial Number 194617 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt to Nickel
  • June 19, 2017:
    Serial Number 195054 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: GRADE 47; MOVEMENT FINISH: NICKEL
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt to Nickel
  • February 6, 2017:
    Serial Number 194445 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt to Nickel
  • November 29, 2016:
    Serial Number 195993 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt to Nickel
  • November 29, 2016:
    Serial Number 195993 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt to Nickel
  • March 11, 2016:
    Serial Number 194621 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt to Nickel
  • September 20, 2015:
    Serial Number 194986 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: Nickel Movement
    Marked "Adjusted"
    RR Grade while in Production
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt to Nickel
  • May 20, 2015:
    Serial Number 193994 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt to Nickel
  • January 31, 2015:
    Serial Number 192832 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt to Nickel
  • October 8, 2014:
    Serial Number 191979 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt to Nickel
  • July 12, 2014:
    Serial Number 191143 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: 15 jewels
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 17j to 15j
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt to Nickel
  • April 15, 2014:
    Serial Number 196130 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 17j to 15j
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt to Nickel
  • March 31, 2014:
    Serial Number 194101 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: Gilt finish
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from ? to 15j
28