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:
The Waltham Watch Company was founded in 1850 by David Davis, Edward Howard, and Aaron Lufkin Dennison. Based in Waltham, Mass., the company produced nearly 40 million watches during the lifespan of the company, closing in 1957. The company established an expertise in machining quality high-precision parts that could be interchangeable in their watches.