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. 210

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 15527490
Grade: No. 210
Model: 1894
Estimated Production Year: 1907
Run Quantity: 6,000
Total Production: 1,449,299
Size: 12s
Jewels: 7j
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 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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  • November 12, 2018:
    Serial Number 15523794 was reported as accurate
  • December 12, 2016:
    Serial Number 15523953 was reported as accurate
  • October 30, 2016:
    Serial Number 15524316 was reported as accurate
  • January 29, 2016:
    Serial Number 15527487 was reported as accurate
  • July 3, 2015:
    Serial Number 15522746 was reported as accurate
  • February 28, 2015:
    Serial Number 15528451 was reported as accurate
  • January 19, 2014:
    Serial Number 15523300 was reported as accurate
  • June 27, 2013:
    Serial Number 15522756 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: 17 Jewels, Grade 225
  • June 27, 2013:
    Serial Number 15522756 was reported as accurate