Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Rockford Grade Unknown Pocket Watch

Rockford Watch Co.

Grade: Unknown

Mixed Run: Various Grades Reported (All Model 3)

Manufacturer: Rockford
Manufacturer Location: Rockford, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 221965
Grade: Unknown
Model: 3
Estimated Production Year: 1884
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Data Research: 1907 Rockford Serial List
Database Version: v46.977

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Data Verification Reports

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Verification Serial Map
224500

Anonymous · January 16, 2021

Serial Number 224433 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 1, 2021

Serial Number 219835 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · October 7, 2020

Serial Number 219847 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 24, 2020

Serial Number 224310 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · June 24, 2020

Serial Number 223224 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: My watch is actually 11 jewels took it apart to
clean it and the bottom plate had no jewels.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. This movement is from an ambiguous run in the factory serial lists. A variety of grades and jewel counts are expected until more information can be compiled.

Anonymous · May 3, 2020

Serial Number 223059 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · February 3, 2020

Serial Number 220594 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.

Anonymous · September 27, 2019

Serial Number 223453 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 9, 2019

Serial Number 222575 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: My 222575 Rockford is gilt and open face. No
jewel mark. Simple regulator-no whip.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 40 to Unknown
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

Anonymous · December 16, 2018

Serial Number 220756 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 40 to Unknown
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

Anonymous · November 8, 2018

Serial Number 220095 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 40 to Unknown
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

Anonymous · October 20, 2018

Serial Number 223224 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: My watch movement has a Gilt finish.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 40 to Unknown
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

Acovinc 6 · August 25, 2018

Serial Number 221789 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 40 to Unknown
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

Anonymous · July 22, 2018

Serial Number 222608 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This one is a Model 3, 11-15J, full gilt plate,
stem wind, lever set hunting style. Meggers &
Ehrhardt are way off on it. Cheers. duffy l.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. With the gilt finish and 15 jewels, the movement would be classified as Grade 44, with the understanding that Rockford did not produce an 11-Jewel Gilt Model 3.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 40 to Unknown
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

pwdmbj Supporter 455 · March 7, 2018

Serial Number 219635 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 40 to Unknown
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

Anonymous · February 10, 2018

Serial Number 223224 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 40 to Unknown
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

Anonymous · January 12, 2018

Serial Number 223224 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from 40 to Unknown
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

usnpt109 23 · October 6, 2017

Serial Number 223456 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Jewels 15, Grade 40
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. The database has been updated accordingly. For clarity, could you confirm how you determined your movement is a grade 40 rather than 43?
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j

Anonymous · May 12, 2017

Serial Number 224425 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j

cmdraven 3159 · June 21, 2016

Serial Number 224470 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j

Anonymous · November 21, 2015

Serial Number 224109 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j

Anonymous · August 29, 2015

Serial Number 223440 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j

Anonymous · July 14, 2015

Serial Number 224204 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j

Anonymous · September 16, 2014

Serial Number 220609 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

Anonymous · September 2, 2014

Serial Number 224043 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

Anonymous · August 27, 2014

Serial Number 224043 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

Anonymous · December 21, 2013

Serial Number 220260 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

Anonymous · November 24, 2013

Serial Number 220321 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

Anonymous · October 23, 2013

Serial Number 221070 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

Anonymous · September 9, 2013

Serial Number 222782 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: gilt finish, not nickel
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel

Anonymous · March 2, 2013

Serial Number 222681 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 or Nickel

Anonymous · February 8, 2013

Serial Number 219615 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: regulator is not adjusted on balance cock, same as
type in model 1
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from ? to 15j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Gilt or Nickel
Rockford Grade Unknown Pocket Watch