Tissot Watch Serial Numbers

An approximate table of Tissot serial numbers and their corresponding years of manufacture.

SERIAL NUMBERYEAR OF ISSUE
3056 Or Less1853-1856
3057 – 199041857-1879
19905 – 361871871-1875
36188 – 511011876-1880
51102 – 792991881-1885
79300 – 968381886-1890
96837 – 1002001891-1896
10960 – 513251897-1906
51326 – 582061907-1910
58207 – 837781911-1912
83779 – 1128661913-1916
112867 – 1394661917-1918
139447 – 2016441919-1920
201645 – 2506221921-1922
250623 – 2909841923-1924
290985 – 3650001925-2926
365001 – 4345001927-1928
434501 – 4654001929-1930
465401 – 5117001931-1933
511701 – 7275001934-1936
727501 – 10528001937-1939
1052801 – 11286161940
1128617 – 11889761941
1188977 – 13244181942
1324419 – 14502761943
1450277 – 15497201944
1549721 – 16757201945
1675721 – 17465301946
1746531 – 19401101947
1940111 – 21400001948
2140001 – 22932101949
2293211 – 24329991950
2433000 – 26219991951
2622000 – 28109991952
2811000 – 31189991953
3119000 – 32899991954
3290000 – 34769991955
3477000 – 37139991956
3714000 – 39999991957
4000000 – 43349991958
4335000 – 45599991959
4560000 – 48679991960
4868000 – 51979991961
5198000 – 59329991962
5933999 … 64989991963
6499000 … 70399991964
7040000 … 82809991965
8281000 … 88649991966
8865000 … 99109991967
9911000 … 104929991968
10493000 … 115949991969
11595000 … 130461191970
13046120 … 139996991971
From 1972 number is printed on a round plastic plate (Omega style)  
13997000 … 161739991972
16174000 … 168119991973
16812000 … 189029991974
18903000 … 193979991975
19398000 … 200309991976
From 1977 a new rule of serial number was implemented (thousands were skipped). Check the watch style for exact number. 
20031 … 210931977
21094 … 215151978
21516 … 220971979
22098 … 228571980
22858 … 232381981
23239 … 235961982
23697 … 239051983
After 1983 numbering rules changed again, individual numbers were cancelled with only model ref left. 
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