President

Bulova 1937 President

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1937
Movement Symbol: 
Arrow
Movement Model: 
6AE
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
7138811
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Crystal Details: 
Thin curved glass
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

21 jewel 6AE USA movement with arrow date stamp. Case has very thin scroll work to the left and right of crystal. Case is gold filled and slightly curved. Inside case back reads Bulova New York. Case back reads the serial numbers between the bottom lugs and B-10K Gold Filled between the upper lugs. Band is a Benrus expandable 1/20-10k GF w/ stainless steel bottoms.

Research led me to two contenders; Treasurer or President. I'm leaning towards President because of the 21 jewel movement.

Update: Case length to ends of lugs: 1 3/4" approx 44.45mm Case width: 3/4" approx 19.05mm Crystal length: 1" approx 25.4mm Crystal width: 9/16" approx 14.29mm

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1937 Bulova President
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1937 Bulova watch
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Bulova 1943 President

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1943
Movement Model: 
Unknown
Case Serial No.: 
3439982
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Hi All:  I recently inherited this beautiful watch.   Would appreciate any information you could provide regarding its origins. On the back of the case: "14K gold filled" (it's pink/rose gold color) and "Bulova".  Case serial number is "3439982".   Dial is black/charcoal.  Has sub-second hands.  Crown, which I don't think is original, is missing a "Bulova" stamp.   Crystal, which may also be new, has minimal wear or scratching.  However, I think the cyrstal is actually plastic.  The leather strap/band is also relatively new.   I have not had the opportunity to take it to a jeweler for closer inspection.   It was running when I received it and keeps perfect time.  After scouring your database, the dial seems to match a 1948 His Excellency NN, but the case does not.

Thanks in advance for your assistance.   After spending some time on this site, it's easy to become a vintage Bulova addict!  ;-)

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Bulova 1943 President

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
D
Manufacture Year: 
1943
Movement Symbol: 
X
Movement Model: 
7AP
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
30 8036
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
22mm x 17mm approx
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

I recently bought  this watch, which runs well and keeps excellent time. The person I bought it from, who seemed to know something of its history, described it as a President F model dating from 1945 (although the X date marking suggests 1943).

Having looked at the database of watches on this site, it seems to be similar to President models of that period although I'm not sure about the "F" suffix.

The expanding band with which it is fitted has supposedly been with the watch since new. It is marked "Speidel 1945 Phoenix". I would be interested if anyone would know whether this is an original band or not. I must admit, I love the watch but the band looks rather feminine for my taste and I'm not crazy about it, however if it is original I'll stick with it.

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gareth896 1942 Bulova Pres 02 20 2015
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Bulova 1956 President

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
P
Manufacture Year: 
1956
Movement Model: 
10BU
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
A977064
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

1956 President "P"

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Bulova 1929 President

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1929
Movement Symbol: 
Shield
Movement Model: 
9AT
Movement Jewels: 
17
Movement Serial No.: 
424206
Case Serial No.: 
0195952
Case shape: 
Oval
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

This one is pretty clean, president im thinking .

case date reads Bulova 1927 14K gold filled 

small chip on glass crystal, anyone have a high profile glass crystal for this watch the want to sell? 

She's a keeper!

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zappatore88 1929 Bulova 02 10 2015
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Bulova 1933 President

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1933
Movement Model: 
10AN
Movement Jewels: 
21
Movement Serial No.: 
None-X
Case Serial No.: 
6586169
Case shape: 
Stepped
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

I found this one without the hinges on the case, there is no evidence that they ever were there! Does anyone know what the crystal code is for this wonderful thick glass that's on this watch? Or where I can buy another? Thank you so much guys!

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zappatore88 1933 Bulova 02 03 2015
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Bulova 1942 President

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1942
Movement Symbol: 
T
Movement Model: 
7AP
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
2354418
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
21.5 X 17.5
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

I just got this one. The case is 14k rose gold filled with a tattoo on the back.

 

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Bulova 1946 President

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1946
Movement Symbol: 
Triangle
Movement Model: 
7AK
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
6069924
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Additional Information: 

This watch was given to my by my grandfather who was a jeweler. Its very hard to read some of the details or look for any stampting  even under  power, though I can make out a triangle in one spot though it appears there is something within the triangle. What I believe to be the serial number (6069924) on the case back is barely visible and I see no lettering. This serial number is also upside down in relation to the 14K GOLD FILLED BULOVA at the top of the caseback. I would greatly appreciate any assistance possible in identifying  it.

 Thank you

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Bulova 1960 President

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
OW
Manufacture Year: 
1960
Movement Model: 
10BZC
Movement Jewels: 
23
Case Serial No.: 
E952481
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 
Welp... don't ask me to show you a picture of the movement because the only way to get it out is to take off the front crystal and remove the stem.   A.  I'm nortorious for cracking/breaking crystals when I take them off the front.   B.  I've never been able to detatch on of those two part stems from the front.  Ever... ... ever.    Haha... so... the 23 Jewel Model number is copied from other examples of this watch  Everything else is original (dial, hands, case) that I'm sure the movement is fine.   According to the ad we have it look as though we've got the President "OW".  Of those 1960 President this is my second favorite only behind the triangle watch.   This on has the unusual asymmentrical back case.   If you look at the model closely I looks like this dial is more gold colored than it is white like some of the others.  I don't think that's patina.  Looks like it's supposed to be.   I actually think this one might be in better shape than the last I posted last week.
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1960 Bulova President OW
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Bulova 1960 President

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
OW
Manufacture Year: 
1960
Movement Model: 
10BZC
Movement Jewels: 
23
Case Serial No.: 
E706603
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Welp... don't ask me to show you a picture of the movement because the only way to get it out is to take off the front crystal and remove the stem.

A.  I'm nortorious for cracking/breaking crystals when I take them off the front.

B.  I've never been able to detatch on of those two part stems from the front.  Ever... ... ever. 

Haha... so... the 23 Jewel Model number is copied from other examples of this watch  Everything else is original (dial, hands, case) that I'm sure the movement is fine.

According to the ad we have it look as though we've got the President "F".  Of those 1960 President this is my second favorite only behind the triangle watch.

This on has the unusual asymentrical back case.

 

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1960 Bulova President F
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