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Information on jewelry or watches

Can Baker Special Collections tell me anything about my old watch or piece of jewelry?


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Baker Special Collections has records for watch manufacturer Waltham Watch Company and for the jewelry firm Bigelow, Kennard. These large collections mainly contain financial and administrative documents and are not good sources for information on specific personal items.

If you are researching a watch, we recommend the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors (NAWCC) The NAWCC maintains a Waltham serial numbers database.

Please Ask Us! or reach out to the Baker Special Collections Reference Staff directly at specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu if you have any additional questions about our collections or services.