Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Rockford Grade 89 Pocket Watch Movement

Rockford Watch Co.

Grade: 89

Private Label(s) in Run:
Otto Wettstein - Rochelle, Ill.
What is a Private Label?
Manufacturer: Rockford
Manufacturer Location: Rockford, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 328053
Grade: 89
Variation: LP
Model: 7
Estimated Production Year: 1888
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 4 of 10
Total Production: 7,300
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Inlay Color: None
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Type 5
Hairspring: Breguet
Escapement Type: Straight-line
Standard Dial Type: Single-Sunk
Adjusted: Mixed
Movement Markings: R.W.Co.
Rockford Ill.
Data Research: 1907 Rockford Serial List
Database Version: v48.038
Research Note: #328053: Verified as 16-Jewel Private Label for "Otto Wettstein - Rochelle, Ill." with gilt damaskeened barrel plate.

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cbzimm Supporter 119 · May 13, 2022

Serial Number 328053 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: At least 16 jewels, marked Adjusted, marked Otto
Wettstein, Rochelle, Ill.on both movement and
double sunk dial.
Movement gold flashed damaskeened. Yes it is
model 7, LP variant, OF with model 5 regulator.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. This information has been noted in the research notes for this run.

ABUMALEK 97 · June 11, 2018

Serial Number 328903 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 13, 2017

Serial Number 328823 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 8, 2013

Serial Number 328230 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · July 24, 2013

Serial Number 328230 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 14, 2013

Serial Number 328863 was reported as accurate.

Rockford Grade 89 Pocket Watch Movement