Pocket Watch Database

From the American Horology Archive:
Rockford Grade 60 Pocket Watch Movement

Rockford Watch Co.

Grade: 60

Manufacturer: Rockford
Manufacturer Location: Rockford, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 404268
Grade: 60
Model: 7
Estimated Production Year: 1892
Run Quantity: 300
Grade/Model Run: 1 of 1
Total Production: 300
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Two-Tone
Movement Signing Style: Serif (Decorative)
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Type 6
Escapement Type: Right-angle
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Movement Markings: R.W.Co.
Rockford, Ill.
17 J
Adjusted
Data Research: 1907 Rockford Serial List
Database Version: v48.139
Research Note: Rockford Serial Lists designate this run as Grade 60 with 11 Jewels. However, #404252 had been verified as marked "17 J" and "Adjusted" with a two-tone finish. #404109 and #404293 have been reported as 17 Jewels and Adjusted. No movements have been observed in this run consistent with the "11 Jewel" designation within official serial lists. Additionally, the first run of Grade 60 movements [250,501-251,000] has been observed as a Model 3 with 11 Jewels despite factory serial lists indicating a Model 7.

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2mnyboxers Supporter 307 · April 2, 2022

Serial Number 404268 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · September 2, 2021

Serial Number 404205 was reported as accurate.

2mnyboxers Supporter 307 · December 6, 2020

Serial Number 404268 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · May 18, 2020

Serial Number 404083 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · April 7, 2020

Serial Number 404083 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · August 7, 2019

Serial Number 404109 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: This one is a model 7 grade 60 open face 17 jewels
adjusted lever set two-tone movement and it
railroad grade.
Curator Response: Thanks for the report. If possible, please upload an image of the movement to your collection for further evaluation and documentation.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 11j to 17j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · September 2, 2015

Serial Number 404266 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 11j to 17j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · March 23, 2015

Serial Number 404215 was reported as accurate.

Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 11j to 17j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone

Anonymous · December 7, 2013

Serial Number 404293 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Engraved on the back of the movement it says 17
jewels. Below that is the word Adjusted.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Jewels changed from 11j to 17j
Movement Finish changed from Nickel to Two-Tone
Rockford Grade 60 Pocket Watch Movement