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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.
Pocket Watch Serial Number Lookup - Hamilton, South Bend, Illinois, Rockford, Waltham & Elgin Pocket Watches
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Grade: P.S. Bartlett

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 10063781
Grade: P.S. Bartlett
Model: 1883
Estimated Production Year: 1900
Run Quantity: 2,500
Total Production: 620,700
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Patent
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
Data Research: 1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
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Verifications & Observations

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Verification Serial Map
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  • October 29, 2016:
    Serial Number 10064211 was reported as accurate
  • August 9, 2015:
    Serial Number 10063442 was reported as accurate
  • March 30, 2015:
    Serial Number 10063154 was reported as accurate
  • December 25, 2014:
    Serial Number 10063154 was reported as accurate
  • March 10, 2014:
    Serial Number 10064516 was reported as accurate
  • January 3, 2014:
    Serial Number 10063286 was reported as accurate
  • October 12, 2013:
    Serial Number 10063781 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: Movement Finish: Gilt
    Adjusted to Positions: No
    Railroad Grade: No (has to be a double roller by
    1900 to be railroad grade, this has a
    single-safety roller).
  • January 5, 2013:
    Serial Number 10063442 was reported as accurate
  • January 4, 2013:
    Serial Number 10063442 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Finish changed from Unknown to Gilt
    Railroad Grade changed from Unknown to No
  • December 22, 2012:
    Serial Number 10063442 was reported as accurate
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