Deep Sea Chronograph

Bulova 1973 Deep Sea Chronograph

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1973
Movement Model: 
14EB
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
631307
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

The only thing I could not verify or authenticate, is the dial. I could not find another example of this watch that has the same dial. However, it seems that the case, caseback, hands, and movement seem original. 

I do not have any other pictures than the two that I uploaded at this time as my watch is getting serviced.

Here is a link that could be used to take a closer look at everything. 

Thank you! 

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1973 Bulova Deep Sea Chronograph watch

Bulova 1970 Deep Sea Chronograph

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1970
Movement Model: 
unknown
Case Serial No.: 
606964
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

I believe this is a 1970 Deep Sea Chronograph with the blue face and bezel. It is marked T Swiss Made T and is stainless steel. 

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1970 Bulova Deep Sea Chronograph
1970 Bulova watch
1970 Bulova watch
1970 Bulova watch
1970 Bulova watch

Bulova 1970 Deep Sea Chronograph

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
B
Manufacture Year: 
1970
Movement Model: 
14EB
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
613277
Case shape: 
Round
Crystal Details: 
Acrylic
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Hello everyone, excited to join the forum as this is my first post.

Came by this relatively fresh 1970 Deep Sea Chronograph B recently and had to buy it.  Sits well on the wrist, case/movement are almost NOS and it keeps good time.  Big fan of the venerable Valjoux 7733.

Could use the forum's help on two items - the majority of the watch is orginal, from what I can tell, other than the crown and maybe the hour/minute hands.

1) Does the forum know the part number for the correct crown?  I've looked online and on eBay and there are a couple people sellling NOS crowns.  Hoping to buy a replacement crown with the appropriate Bulova signature.

2) The hour and minute hands are driving me crazy.  From what I can tell based on other examples of the Deep Sea B mine might be replacements, but I cannot confirm.  Based on some old adverts however, these seem to be the original hands.  If anyone has thoughts on this, please let me know.  The patina has aged to the same shade as the hour indicators, so I'm inclined to think that the hands are at the very least NOS replacements from the same time-period.

Thanks for all the help and look forward to continued discussions.

Regards,

SeaSubRod

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1970 Bulova Chronograph B
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1970 Bulova watch
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1970 Bulova watch
Bulova Watch

Bulova 1969 Deep Sea Chronograph

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1969
Movement Model: 
14EB
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
602403
Case shape: 
Cushion
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

From a modest amount of research I'd say this is a Bulova Deep Sea Chronograph circa 1969. Most other examples I've seen date from slightly later and have an additional '666 feet' marked on the dial.

The bezel is fixed and incorrect. I'd love to find an original replacement for it and would consider one in any condition to help complete the watch.

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1969 Bulova Deep Sea watch
1969 Bulova watch
1969 Bulova watch
1969 Bulova watch

Bulova 1970 Deep Sea Chronograph

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
A
Manufacture Year: 
1970
Movement Model: 
14EB
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
609751
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
Mushroom Shaped Domed Diver Style, Approx 32.5mm
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Need a New Bezel for this watch terribly, Runs fantastic. Lug Width is 20mm. Case Height 45.5mm, Width Approx. 37mm. I have a Crystal on Back Order

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Bulova 1973 Deep Sea Chronograph

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
B
Manufacture Year: 
1973
Movement Model: 
Valjoux 7733
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
63981
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

NEW OLD STOCK Bulova model 31003 - Deep Sea - Chronograph "B".  Period clam shell display case. Original tropic rubber strap. This watch is in perfect, like new condition.

Added 7/3/2012

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1973 Bulova Deep Sea Chronograph B 31003 Geoffrey baker 07032012
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Bulova 1971 Deep Sea Chronograph

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1971
Movement Model: 
14 EB
Case Serial No.: 
621302
Case shape: 
Round
Additional Information: 

666 ft 2 pusher Chronograph.

* Bulova 14 EB 17 Jewel movement is a Swiss made Valjoux 7733.

Vintage display ad Dated 1972

Project - as found.

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Bulova 1971 Deep Sea Chronograph

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1971
Movement Model: 
14EB
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
625586
Case shape: 
Round
Additional Information: 

New Old Stock with period display box and storage case. Watch is fitted with original Kreisler Stelux Bulova bracelet. Chronograph bezel ring is diver style, not tachometer. Movement is based on 7733 Valjoux. Ad supports model name.

Added 3/12/2011

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Geoffrey Baker 1971 Bulova Deep Sea Chronograph Watch
1971 Bulova watch
1971 Bulova watch
1971 Bulova watch
1971 Bulova watch
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Bulova 1970 Deep Sea Chronograph

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
A
Manufacture Year: 
1970
Movement Model: 
14EF
Case Serial No.: 
612522
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

LIKE NEW in period display box. Chrongraph tachometer chapter ring to measure speed. Orange sweep hand measure seconds elapsed and MPH/KPH, left inner dial is seconds chapter, right inner dial measures minutes elapsed. Movement is based on Valjoux 7733. NOS Duchess bracelet not original to watch (yes, you all know who I bought the bracelet from and YES it was worth every penny I paid him!!).

3/12/2011

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Geoffrey Baker 1970 Bulova Chronograph
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Bulova 1970 Deep Sea Chronograph

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
A
Manufacture Year: 
1970
Movement Model: 
14EB
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
609762
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

1970 all steel Swiss Bulova 666ft divers chronograph with a manual wind. Movement is a Bulova caliber 14-EB ( Valjoux 7733) with 17 jewels.

I'm looking restore this watch, starting with the correct bracelet. Does anyone know where I could find the original bracelet. Please look at the reference photo.

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