His Highness

Bulova 1956 His Highness

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1956
Movement Model: 
8AC
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
B502036
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

I've been trying to figure this one out. Back is stamped L6, 8AC is stamped L5. Could this be a 1956 His Excellency? Also, if the story over on Watchopilia about the Academy Awards is accurate could the His Excellency be considered an Academy Award "ZZ" as well?

Geoff, I've noticed you seem to have quite a collection of these so I'm eager to hear what you have to say, and my warmest regards to the rest of fantastic panel and the fabulous Bulova community. 

Dane

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Bulova 1954 His Highness

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1954
Movement Model: 
8AC
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
E83854
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Additional Information: 

Unknown  won at shopgoodwill.com for 27.00 waiting to get this....... Ok it is here and i was able look @ the movement super clean 21 jewel 8AC. Got this cheap because they had it listed as a womans watch. Which i knew better of course. Now its mine mine mine

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Bulova 1954 His Highness

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1954
Movement Model: 
8AC
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
7476475
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

NOS (New Old Stock )1954 Bulova model 38179-Y. I think it's the missing link! If this watch watch was 1949 it would be an Excellency. If it was 1950 or '51 it would be an Academy Award. But here it is - WITH THE HANG TAG - and no name on it, just the model number 38179-Y (Yellow). Watch is presented in it's original clam shell transitional AA display case, with it's original band and raised quad crystal. Original Bulova guarantee booklet and polishing cloth complete this amazing package. Why didn't our friends on 5th Ave give this beauty a name - What can the mystery be?? What will we name this watch?

Added 6/18/2013

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Geoffrey Baker 1954 Bulova 38179-Y watch 6/18/2013
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