Commander

Bulova 1967 Commander

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
F
Manufacture Year: 
1967
Movement Model: 
unknown
Movement Jewels: 
30
Case Serial No.: 
D62846
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Additional Information: 

1967 (M7) Commander "F" 10K Yellow RGP. Super clean with a few very light contact marks and mounted on a period brown lizard band. I have never had this one open and assume by condition and source (estate "sock drawer" ) it has never been opened.

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1967 Bulova watch
1967 Bulova watch
1967 Bulova watch
1967 Bulova watch
Bulova Watch

Bulova 1965 Commander

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
B
Manufacture Year: 
1965
Movement Model: 
10COAC
Movement Jewels: 
30
Case Serial No.: 
I248944
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

1965 Commander "B" with "Self-Winding" on face. Mounted on a minty correct period Duchess Stainless Steel Scissor band. Stainless case shows literally no signs of wear and retains the original brushed finish on sides.

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1965 Bulova watch
1965 Bulova watch
1965 Bulova watch
1965 Bulova watch
1965 Bulova watch
Bulova Watch

Bulova 1965 Commander

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1965
Movement Model: 
10COAC
Movement Jewels: 
30
Case Serial No.: 
H544187
Case shape: 
Square
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

30J self winding movement dated M5 as is the front load case. Pie Pan dial is silver in color with gold ring. Indices thicker at outer end to compensate for the pie pan effect that drops away from the ring to the edge. Decal on face of a Compact brand vacuum cleaner. Watch was most likely a service award. Back not personalized. I find nothing in the DB; my gut feeling is that it's an undocumented Commander based on dial and movement.

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1965 Bulova watch
1965 Bulova watch
1965 Bulova watch
1965 Bulova watch
1965 Bulova watch

Bulova 1965 Commander

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
D
Manufacture Year: 
1965
Movement Model: 
10COAC
Movement Jewels: 
30
Case Serial No.: 
H755821
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
Round dome 29.65mmx4.5mm approximate
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Gold electroplate bezel stainless steel back waterproof anti-magnetic shock resistant

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1965 Bulova Commander D watch
1965 Bulova watch
1965 Bulova watch

Bulova 1965 Commander

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
D
Manufacture Year: 
1965
Movement Model: 
10COAC
Movement Jewels: 
30
Case Serial No.: 
H508264
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

 

1965 Bulova Commander 'D'

Case is .0015 Electroplate (stamped inside caseback) with a stainless back dated M5. Dial is gold with a white/cream center, luminous hands and dots. Movement is the 30-Jewel 10COAC, selfwinding, unable to locate a datestamp. Replacement expansion band.

1966 Ad; supporting ad image is a snipet from the Bulova 1965/66 Annual report.

 

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AndersoK_1965CommanderD
1965 Bulova watch
1965 Bulova watch
1965 Bulova watch
1965 Bulova watch
Bulova Watch

Bulova 1965 Commander

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
B
Manufacture Year: 
1965
Movement Model: 
1DC0AC
Movement Jewels: 
30
Case Serial No.: 
E59223
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
28.8mm DIA
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

They made the same model in 1966 http://www.mybulova.com/watches/1966-commander-6790

The 1965 model has different text on the dial. The 65 has Self-Winding and the 66 it was changed to Automatic. I just found that interesting...

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shubaj 1965 Bulova Commander B 0807215
1965 Bulova watch
1965 Bulova watch
1965 Bulova watch
1965 Bulova watch
Bulova Watch

Bulova 1967 Commander

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1967
Movement Model: 
?
Movement Jewels: 
30
Case Serial No.: 
f361629
Case shape: 
Other
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Additional Information: 

This was my grandfather's watch. The case it came in says President 23 Jewels, but the watch says 30 jewels. Someone wrote 1968 on the back of the owner's manual. Under the serial number I'm pretty sure it says m7 which should be 1967.

I have not opened up the watch and would rather not, but am curious what exactly it is.

 

On the back it says:

10 kt RGP BACK
Water proof
Self Winding
Anti Magnetic
Shock Resistant

 

Any help is appreciated.

 

Thanks!

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Bulova Watch

Bulova 1966 Commander

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
B
Manufacture Year: 
1966
Movement Model: 
10COAC
Movement Jewels: 
30
Case Serial No.: 
J78438
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Possible 1966 Bulova Commander 'B'

All stainless steel one-piece case dated M6, crystal must be removed to access the 30 jewel 10COAC movement also dated M6. Silver dial with luminous hands and markers. Replacement leather strap.

1965 Ad-1, 1965 Ad-2

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Andersok 1966 Commander B 092214
1966 Bulova watch
1966 Bulova watch
1966 Bulova watch
1966 Bulova watch
Bulova Watch

Bulova 1969 Commander

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
F
Manufacture Year: 
1969
Movement Model: 
10COAC?
Movement Jewels: 
30
Case Serial No.: 
G201509
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

This watch is a gift from a friend on WUS, Sdasurrey(Scott). It is in immaculate condition, as he has had it serviced recently. The case is wear free, and looks like new. I have not taken it apart, so the movement is a guess, but most Commanders use the one I post as present in the watch. The crown is probably not the original, and the watch differs from the "F" advert in the hands only.

Thank you so much Scott!

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Bulova 1966 Commander

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
AO
Manufacture Year: 
1966
Movement Model: 
10COAC
Movement Jewels: 
30
Case Serial No.: 
I779607
Case shape: 
Other
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

1966 Commande "AO"

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1966 Commander AO
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