His Excellency

Bulova 1948 His Excellency

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
UU
Manufacture Year: 
1948
Movement Symbol: 
48 (A8)
Movement Model: 
7AK
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
9157891
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Scalloped Bezel measures 37mm lug to lug x 22mm wide non inclusive of the Crown using Calipers.

Original Dial shows Black printed Arabic Numerals, Bulova signature and tracks.

Hour and Minute Hands are Fils style and an Index style Seconds Hand appears on a Sub Dial completely obscuring the 6.

Crown is signed.

Caseback is Gold and stamped as shown.

Signed Buckle is era correct.

Vintage display ad is Dated 1949.

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Bulova 1959 His Excellency

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1959
Movement Model: 
10 BP
Movement Jewels: 
23
Case Serial No.: 
E030028
Case shape: 
Round
Additional Information: 

Signed 4x.

Circular Waterproof Case measures 40mm lug to lug x 34mm wide non inclusive of the Crown using Calipers.

White Dial with Sunburst perimeter was left Original showing applied Gilt Hour markers and Bulova signature, 23 Jewel and Waterproof insignias are printed in Black. Hour and Minute Hands are Gilt Alpha style and a Gilt Index style Seconds hand appears on a Sub-Dial at the 6 O'Clock position.

Crown is signed Bulova.

Caseback is Gold and stamped as shown.

Crystal is N.O.S.

Bracelet is signed Kreisler.

Completely restored in 2006 by Myself and Bulova Graduate Watchmaker Mr Richard Hostetler Jr.

Many Thanks Rich!

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Bulova 1949 His Excellency

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
XX
Manufacture Year: 
1949
Movement Symbol: 
49 (A9)
Movement Model: 
10BH
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
2087964
Case shape: 
Square
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
21.5mm at centres slight curve 20mm at corners Domed glass
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

21 Jewel movement -

As received -movement runs strong.   the dial has been sanded and requires refurbishing - the numerals are still present.  Will update pictures once restored

Edit:   Case is 25.75mm excluding crown by 32mm.   Lug end to lug end is 37mm - 10kt gold filled. 

Also more photos added

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Bulova 1951 His Excellency

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
NN
Manufacture Year: 
1951
Movement Model: 
7AA
Case Serial No.: 
Unknown
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Gender: 
Men's
Additional Information: 

Courtesy of Ebay Vintage Watch Seller  "TixnTox"

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Bulova 1949 His Excellency

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
EE
Manufacture Year: 
1949
Movement Symbol: 
Triangle
Movement Model: 
7AK
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
1291753
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

The 7AK movement is dated 1945 may this model is from 1947-1948 ; may be it had been swap.

14K Yellow Gold filled

EDIT: 2012.12.12  Manufacture production date changed from 1947 to 1949 based on confirmation of A9 case date code.

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Bulova 1947 His Excellency

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
AA
Manufacture Year: 
1947
Movement Symbol: 
47
Movement Model: 
10AK
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
8658892
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

21 Jewels. 10K Gold Filled.

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1947 Bulova watch
1947 Bulova watch

Bulova 1948 His Excellency

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
NN
Manufacture Year: 
1948
Movement Symbol: 
48 (A8)
Movement Model: 
7AK
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
013867
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Gender: 
Men's
Additional Information: 

14K Gold Filled. 21 Jewels

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Bulova watch

Bulova 1947 His Excellency

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
J
Manufacture Year: 
1947
Movement Symbol: 
47
Movement Model: 
10AK
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
7078258
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

My first handwind! age 47 years, started to enjoy the finer things in life! THE CASE & BACK ARE 14K. ROSE GOLD FILLED, ROSE GOLD DIAL WITH  GOLD RAISED ARABIC NUMBERS at 2,4,8,10,12, PURPLE HANDS, SUB WINDOW AT 6 POSITION, Bulova craftsmanship is a pure joy!

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1947 Bulova watch

Bulova 1949 His Excellency

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
NN
Manufacture Year: 
1949
Movement Symbol: 
49 (A9)
Movement Model: 
Unknown
Case Serial No.: 
1614141
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 
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1949 Bulova watch

Bulova 1949 His Excellency

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
AA
Manufacture Year: 
1949
Movement Model: 
Unknown
Movement Jewels: 
Unknown
Case Serial No.: 
Unknown
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Men's
Additional Information: 

EDIT:  2012.11.12  One image is required to update record.  Added 1947 ad snippet below to finish update.

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1947 His Excellency AA ad snippet