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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Grade: Traveler

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 19331575
Grade: Traveler
Model: 1908
Estimated Production Year: 1913
Run Quantity: 5,000
Total Production: 398,550
Size: 16s
Jewels: 7j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Gilt
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

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  • July 18, 2020:
    Serial Number 19329083 was reported as accurate
  • October 31, 2019:
    Serial Number 19331509 was reported as accurate
  • September 8, 2019:
    Serial Number 19330616 was reported as accurate
  • January 31, 2019:
    Serial Number 19331343 was reported as accurate
  • June 12, 2018:
    Serial Number 19327311 was reported as accurate
  • August 12, 2017:
    Serial Number 19330893 was reported as accurate
  • October 28, 2014:
    Serial Number 19329663 was reported as accurate
  • June 20, 2014:
    Serial Number 19329337 was reported as accurate
  • November 19, 2013:
    Serial Number 19329679 was reported as accurate
  • October 25, 2013:
    Serial Number 19327975 was reported as accurate