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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.
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  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: Seaside

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 10232595
Grade: Seaside
Model: 1890
Estimated Production Year: 1901
Run Quantity: 7,000
Total Production: 993,698
Size: 6s
Jewels: 7j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Split Plate
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Quality Rating:
Data Research: 1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
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Verifications & Observations

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  • August 2, 2019:
    Serial Number 10236942 was reported as accurate
  • November 12, 2017:
    Serial Number 10231473 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • September 18, 2017:
    Serial Number 10237268 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • June 3, 2015:
    Serial Number 10234959 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • October 3, 2014:
    Serial Number 10235680 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • August 5, 2014:
    Serial Number 10235091 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • June 2, 2014:
    Serial Number 10235212 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: My watch is 7J.
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 15j to 7j
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
    Plate changed from Unknown to 3/4 Split
  • March 24, 2014:
    Serial Number 10232382 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 15j to 7j
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • February 6, 2014:
    Serial Number 10231454 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 15j to 7j
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
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