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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 "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.
  7. Consider uploading images of your watch by creating a collection account on the website. This is compeltely free and assists in promoting research in American horology.
  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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Waltham Grade No. 625 Pocket Watch

Grade: No. 625

(Alternatively Grade No. 628)

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 13051165
Grade: No. 625
Model: 1899
Estimated Production Year: 1903
Run Quantity: 1,100
Total Production: 86,500
Size: 16s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Regulator: Patent
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Data Research: 1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
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Verifications & Observations

13050501
Verification Serial Map
13051600
  • February 2, 2019:
    Serial Number 13050933 was reported as accurate
  • November 22, 2018:
    Serial Number 13050512 was reported as accurate
  • August 19, 2017:
    Serial Number 13050855 was reported as accurate
  • June 10, 2017:
    Serial Number 13050889 was reported as accurate
  • June 10, 2017:
    Serial Number 13050855 was reported as accurate
  • June 8, 2017:
    Serial Number 13050855 was reported as accurate
  • January 8, 2015:
    Serial Number 13051224 was reported as accurate
  • July 3, 2013:
    Serial Number 13050720 was reported as accurate
  • July 3, 2013:
    Serial Number 13050720 was reported as accurate
  • July 3, 2013:
    Serial Number 13050720 was reported as accurate
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Waltham Grade No. 625 Pocket Watch