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Enter the serial number from the pocket watch movement below. Do not use the case number. Tips for looking up your watch

How to Find Info About Your Pocket Watch

The Pocket Watch Database has compiled data covering the major American pocket watch manufacturers and created an easy way to find information using the serial number on the watch movement. Here are a few tips to find information about your pocket watch:

  1. Always input the serial number from the pocket watch movement (the "guts" of the watch).
  2. Never use the serial number from the case or any other part.
  3. If the serial number includes a letter, enter it along with the number when using the lookup feature.
  4. Many pocket watch case backs screw off. Others may require a dull wide blade to pry or pop the cover. Be careful not to scratch or damage the movement.
  5. Always select the correct manufacturer, which is usually stamped on the watch movement.
  6. If the manufacturer is not listed on the site, you may have a "private label" watch or it may not be American-made.
  7. Understand that many companies did not keep accurate or complete records. As a result, information displayed on this site may have inaccuracies. This is to be expected, and we have included an option to report inaccurate information on the result pages so the database can be continually improved.
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Due to the lack of existing factory records, our Seth Thomas database has been reconstructed using observations of known watches.
As a result, the information may contain inaccuracies. Please let us know if you have details that can improve the database.

Seth Thomas Grade 202 Pocket Watch

Grade: 202

Manufacturer: Seth Thomas
Manufacturer Location: Thomaston, Connecticut
Movement Serial Number: 65528
Grade: 202
Model: 2
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Regulator: Micrometer
Hairspring: Flat
Standard Dial Type: Single-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Movement Markings: Seth Thomas
Thomaston, Conn.
Safety Pinion
Adjusted
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Verifications & Observations

  • January 14, 2019:
    Serial Number 65594 was reported as accurate
  • December 6, 2015:
    Serial Number 65667 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Grade changed from Unknown to 202
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Nickel
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Seth Thomas Grade 202 Pocket Watch