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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 "mechanism" of the watch).
  2. Never use the serial number from the case or any other part.
  3. Always select the correct manufacturer, which is usually stamped on the watch movement or dial.
  4. If the manufacturer is not listed on the site, you may have a "private label" watch or it may not be American-made.
  5. If the serial number includes a letter, enter it along with the number when using the lookup feature.
  6. 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.
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  8. 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

Mixed Run: 7-Jewel and 15-Jewel Examples Reported

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 10644743
Grade: Seaside
Model: 1890
Estimated Production Year: 1901
Run Quantity: 8,500
Total Production: 993,698
Size: 6s
Jewels: 15j    Mixed Run
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Split Plate
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Data Research: 1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
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Verifications & Observations

10644001
Verification Serial Map
10652500
  • September 10, 2019:
    Serial Number 10649155 was reported as accurate
  • November 2, 2018:
    Serial Number 10645545 was reported as accurate
  • October 22, 2018:
    Serial Number 10650194 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: 7 Jewel, Hunting setting
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • August 27, 2018:
    Serial Number 10648688 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • August 18, 2018:
    Serial Number 10644743 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • August 5, 2018:
    Serial Number 10649852 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • August 16, 2017:
    Serial Number 10644485 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: 15j
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 7j to 15j
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • May 13, 2017:
    Serial Number 10651696 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 7j to 15j
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • May 12, 2017:
    Serial Number 10646714 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 7j to 15j
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • February 5, 2017:
    Serial Number 10649227 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Jewels changed from 7j to 15j
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • January 26, 2017:
    Serial Number 10648990 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: 7 jewel watch
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • December 9, 2016:
    Serial Number 10649543 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • February 17, 2016:
    Serial Number 10644244 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • January 3, 2014:
    Serial Number 10647309 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
  • September 28, 2013:
    Serial Number 10645975 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Configuration changed from Openface to Hunting
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