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From the American Horology Archive:
Rockford Grade 945 Pocket Watch Movement

Rockford Watch Co.

Grade: 945

Manufacturer: Rockford
Manufacturer Location: Rockford, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 873430
Grade: 945
Model: 9
Estimated Production Year: 1911
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 2 of 2
Total Production: 1,500
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Signing Style: Serif (Decorative)
Movement Inlay Color: Gilt
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Micrometric
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes
Movement Markings: Rockford Watch Co.
21 Jewels
Adjusted
Heat & Cold
Data Research: 1907 Rockford Serial List

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Anonymous · June 24, 2018

Serial Number 873452 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · March 21, 2018

Serial Number 873519 was reported as accurate.

Anonymous · January 10, 2016

Serial Number 873479 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: Model 945
Adjusted Heat and Cold
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 945
Plate changed from 3/4 to Full

Anonymous · November 25, 2015

Serial Number 873479 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 18S, 21J, looks like model 9, s#873479, beautiful
damascene, double sunk dial
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 945
Size changed from 12 to 18
Jewels changed from 17j to 21j
Movement Configuration changed from Hunting to Openface
Factory Model changed from 1 to 9
Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
Plate changed from 3/4 to Full

Anonymous · February 16, 2014

Serial Number 873206 was reported as inaccurate.

No further details were submitted with the report.
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 945
Size changed from 12 to 18
Jewels changed from 17j to 21j
Movement Configuration changed from Hunting to Openface
Factory Model changed from 1 to 9
Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
Plate changed from 3/4 to Full

Anonymous · January 9, 2014

Serial Number 873577 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: I Believe All Information is Wrong on this Serial
Number 873577. This How I see Information!
1910
?
18s
21J
Open Face
Nickel w/Gold Lettering & Damaskeened
? - Possibly a Model 7 or 9
Lever
Full Plate
Adjusted Heat & Cold
? I Believe all 21J 18s were Rail Road

Any Information I have is from the Watch or from
limited Information I Have.
Any Data that can be confirmed would very
Helpful. Thanks
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 945
Size changed from 12 to 18
Jewels changed from 17j to 21j
Movement Configuration changed from Hunting to Openface
Factory Model changed from 1 to 9
Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
Plate changed from 3/4 to Full

Anonymous · September 20, 2013

Serial Number 873380 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: this is a 21 jewel 18 size nickel movement
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 945
Size changed from 12 to 18
Jewels changed from 17j to 21j
Movement Configuration changed from Hunting to Openface
Factory Model changed from 1 to 9
Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
Plate changed from 3/4 to Full

trucker 25 · September 17, 2013

Serial Number 873380 was reported as inaccurate.

Note: 21j 18 size
Changes since this report was submitted:
Grade changed from Unknown to 945
Size changed from 12 to 18
Jewels changed from 17j to 21j
Movement Configuration changed from Hunting to Openface
Factory Model changed from 1 to 9
Railroad Grade changed from No to Yes
Plate changed from 3/4 to Full
Rockford Grade 945 Pocket Watch Movement