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: Crescent St.

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 7017313
Grade: Crescent St.
Model: 1892
Estimated Production Date: January 1898 - August 1902
Run Quantity: 1,000
Total Production: 70,818
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Movement Configuration: Hunting
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Regulator: Patent
Hairspring: Breguet
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Data Research: 1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
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Verifications & Observations

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  • January 13, 2018:
    Serial Number 7017572 was reported as accurate
  • August 23, 2017:
    Serial Number 7017997 was reported as accurate
  • March 3, 2017:
    Serial Number 7017367 was reported as accurate
  • December 24, 2014:
    Serial Number 7017698 was reported as accurate
  • September 20, 2014:
    Serial Number 7017922 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: lever set
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
  • August 1, 2013:
    Serial Number 7017380 was reported as accurate
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Setting changed from Pendant to Lever
  • July 25, 2013:
    Serial Number 7017769 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: stem wind not key.
    Changes since this report was submitted:
    Movement Setting changed from Key to Lever