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Pocket Watch Serial Number Lookup - Hamilton, South Bend, Illinois, Rockford, Waltham & Elgin Pocket Watches
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Grade: 205


Manufacturer: Rockford
Manufacturer Location: Rockford, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 672035
Grade: 205
Model: 9
Estimated Production Year: 1906
Run Quantity: 1,000
Total Production: 4,200
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Signing Style: Gothic Blackletter
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Regulator: Reed
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted # of Positions: 5
Railroad Grade: Yes
Movement Markings: Rockford Watch Co.
17 Jewels
Five Positions
Double Roller
Data Research: c.1907 Rockford Serial List
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Verifications & Observations

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  • March 24, 2019:
    Serial Number 672907 was reported as accurate
  • March 17, 2019:
    Serial Number 672224 was reported as accurate
  • March 16, 2019:
    Serial Number 672224 was reported as accurate
  • February 24, 2019:
    Serial Number 672224 was reported as accurate
  • February 12, 2019:
    Serial Number 672810 was reported as accurate
  • September 24, 2018:
    Serial Number 672062 was reported as accurate
  • May 9, 2017:
    Serial Number 672035 was reported as accurate
  • May 6, 2017:
    Serial Number 672544 was reported as accurate
  • February 20, 2015:
    Serial Number 672039 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • January 22, 2015:
    Serial Number 672314 was reported as accurate
  • January 3, 2015:
    Serial Number 672628 was reported as accurate
  • August 8, 2014:
    Serial Number 672258 was reported as accurate