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I am slowly adding serial number tables to this site. With the exception of BULOVA, the numbers on the inside and outside of the CASE ITSELF are ONLY for identification purposes - they mean nothing.
Serial number records are available for many of the old pocket watch companies like AM Waltham, Elgin, South Bend etc. The number you need is the serial number stamped on the MOVEMENT (i.e the inner workings).
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Intro Specs Performance Compared Usage Recommendations More Hamilton 992B with Montgomery Dial in a Wadsworth bar-over-crown (BOC) 10k gold-filled case (21 jewels, factory adjusted for 6 positions, lever set, 16 size, 3.410 oz./96.7g, about 0 used). I'd get it at this link directly to them at e Bay (see How to Win at e Bay).
Some companies (as with the Gruen Watch Company), even lost rocords to fire or other natural disaster. I am sure they had no idea that their timepieces would someday be collected.
There are several ways to get an idea of when your watch was made.
The reason: There have been a lot of watch manufacturing companies that have come and gone over the years.
Keystone manufactured watches featuring a patented "Dust Proof" design that used a small acrylic "window" to cover the only opening in the plate of the movement.
It is in excellent condition and is complete with the original hands.
There is a sub seconds dial at six o’clock and a 30 minute register at twelve o’clock.
Today the brand is one of more than twenty watch brands belonging to the Swatch Group, the world's largest watch manufacturer and marketer.
Hamilton succeeded three watch firms manufacturing timepieces in the same facilities in Lancaster, PA, including the Lancaster Watch Company.
The high grade, AN-5742-1specification watch was use by both the US Army and US Navy.