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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 "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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Waltham Grade A.T. & Co. Pocket Watch

Grade: A.T. & Co.

Manufacturer: Waltham
Manufacturer Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Movement Serial Number: 744299
Grade: A.T. & Co.
Model: 1857
Estimated Production Date: September 1874 - December 1, 1874
Run Quantity: 1,000
Total Production: 64,278
Size: 18s
Jewels: 15j
Movement Configuration: Either
Movement Finish: Gilt
Movement Setting: Key
Plate: Full Plate
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Data Research: c.1900 Waltham Factory Ledgers
1954 Waltham "Gray Book" List
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Verifications & Observations

744001
Verification Serial Map
745000
  • November 8, 2019:
    Serial Number 744823 was reported as accurate
  • July 17, 2019:
    Serial Number 744724 was reported as accurate
  • April 5, 2018:
    Serial Number 744724 was reported as accurate
  • October 26, 2017:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • May 17, 2017:
    Serial Number 744299 was reported as accurate
  • April 15, 2017:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • February 21, 2017:
    Serial Number 744314 was reported as accurate
  • September 17, 2015:
    Serial Number 744862 was reported as accurate
  • November 25, 2014:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • November 25, 2014:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • October 20, 2014:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • October 20, 2014:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • October 20, 2014:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • October 12, 2014:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • October 11, 2014:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • October 11, 2014:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • September 22, 2014:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • February 28, 2014:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: My watch is in a hunting case not opencase.
  • February 26, 2014:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • January 11, 2014:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • December 20, 2013:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • October 19, 2013:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • September 24, 2013:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • September 19, 2013:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • August 9, 2013:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • August 9, 2013:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • June 28, 2013:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as inaccurate
    Note: There are three unknowns about my watch. (why?) I
    would be happy to try to tell you the information.
  • June 28, 2013:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • June 28, 2013:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as inaccurate
    No further details were submitted with the report.
  • June 15, 2013:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • June 15, 2013:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • June 15, 2013:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • June 14, 2013:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
  • June 14, 2013:
    Serial Number 744497 was reported as accurate
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Waltham Grade A.T. & Co. Pocket Watch