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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: No. 620

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 11795584
Grade: No. 620
Model: 1899
Estimated Production Year: 1902
Run Quantity: 2,000
Total Production: 340,100
Size: 16s
Jewels: 15j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Data Research: 1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
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Verifications & Observations

11795001
Verification Serial Map
11797000
  • January 19, 2017:
    Serial Number 11795373 was reported as accurate
  • January 10, 2017:
    Serial Number 11795584 was reported as accurate
  • September 28, 2016:
    Serial Number 11795803 was reported as accurate
  • September 29, 2015:
    Serial Number 11796877 was reported as accurate
  • September 29, 2015:
    Serial Number 11796877 was reported as accurate
  • September 8, 2015:
    Serial Number 11795178 was reported as accurate
  • September 3, 2015:
    Serial Number 11795178 was reported as accurate
  • June 17, 2015:
    Serial Number 11796877 was reported as accurate
  • March 9, 2013:
    Serial Number 11796833 was reported as accurate
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