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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. 225

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 23336528
Grade: No. 225
Model: 1894
Estimated Production Year: 1919
Run Quantity: 6,500
Total Production: 547,848
Size: 12s
Jewels: 17j
Jewel Setting: Pressed Raised Cup Settings
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Regulator: Micrometer
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: No
Railroad Grade: No
Data Research: 1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
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Verifications & Observations

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Verification Serial Map
23340500
  • April 19, 2017:
    Serial Number 23338084 was reported as accurate
  • January 28, 2017:
    Serial Number 23340054 was reported as accurate
  • August 18, 2016:
    Serial Number 23338997 was reported as accurate
  • July 15, 2016:
    Serial Number 23336256 was reported as accurate
  • April 27, 2016:
    Serial Number 23334415 was reported as accurate
  • April 1, 2016:
    Serial Number 23336528 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: Not screw set jewels
  • May 27, 2014:
    Serial Number 23340251 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • December 29, 2013:
    Serial Number 23334267 was reported as accurate
  • September 29, 2013:
    Serial Number 23338858 was reported as accurate
  • September 6, 2013:
    Serial Number 23339002 was reported as accurate
  • July 10, 2013:
    Serial Number 23338997 was reported as accurate
  • February 12, 2013:
    Serial Number 23334474 was reported as accurate
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