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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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Waltham Grade Traveler Pocket Watch

Grade: Traveler

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 17696733
Grade: Traveler
Model: 1908
Estimated Production Year: 1909
Run Quantity: 3,000
Total Production: 398,550
Size: 16s
Jewels: 7j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
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

17694001
Verification Serial Map
17697000
  • April 15, 2019:
    Serial Number 17696699 was reported as accurate
  • April 15, 2019:
    Serial Number 17696699 was reported as accurate
  • January 19, 2019:
    Serial Number 17695122 was reported as accurate
  • January 12, 2019:
    Serial Number 17694963 was reported as accurate
  • March 14, 2018:
    Serial Number 17695122 was reported as accurate
  • December 31, 2017:
    Serial Number 17695880 was reported as accurate
  • September 28, 2017:
    Serial Number 17695473 was reported as accurate
  • July 3, 2017:
    Serial Number 17694902 was reported as accurate
  • May 18, 2016:
    Serial Number 17695334 was reported as accurate
  • April 28, 2015:
    Serial Number 17696733 was reported as accurate
  • April 28, 2015:
    Serial Number 17696733 was reported as accurate
  • April 28, 2015:
    Serial Number 17696733 was reported as accurate
  • April 28, 2015:
    Serial Number 17696733 was reported as accurate
  • August 31, 2014:
    Serial Number 17696231 was reported as accurate
  • June 11, 2014:
    Serial Number 17695526 was reported as accurate
  • June 11, 2014:
    Serial Number 17695526 was reported as accurate
  • June 11, 2014:
    Serial Number 17695526 was reported as accurate
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Waltham Grade Traveler Pocket Watch