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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: A.T. & Co.

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 10549143
Grade: A.T. & Co.
Model: 1892
Estimated Production Year: 1901
Run Quantity: 800
Total Production: 41,973
Size: 18s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Signing Style: Mixed
Movement Inlay Color: Black
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Church 1892
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Movement Markings: Appleton, Tracy & Co.
Waltham, Mass.
Adjusted.
17 Jewels.
Data Research: 1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
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Verifications & Observations

10548701
Verification Serial Map
10549500
  • November 26, 2017:
    Serial Number 10549289 was reported as accurate
  • January 8, 2017:
    Serial Number 10549040 was reported as accurate
  • January 3, 2016:
    Serial Number 10549040 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Nickel
  • January 1, 2016:
    Serial Number 10549040 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Finish changed from Gilt or Nickel to Nickel
  • December 18, 2014:
    Serial Number 10548867 was reported as accurate
  • April 18, 2014:
    Serial Number 10548867 was reported as accurate
  • July 24, 2013:
    Serial Number 10549395 was reported as accurate
  • July 22, 2013:
    Serial Number 10549395 was reported as accurate
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