Princeton

Bulova 1946 Princeton

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
A
Manufacture Year: 
1946
Movement Symbol: 
Square
Movement Model: 
10AK
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
6857962
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
Flat Top Appears Original
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

1946 Princeton. Movement marked with square and s/n starts with a 6. Unpolished and unrestored 10K Yellow Gold Plate with some edge toning of face, case shows some very light marks under magnification. No plating wear. Only real issue is it lost the gold cap off the crown. Mounted on a Gemex Pontiac band in matching physical condition as found. It appears this watch was renamed the His Excellency AA in 1947.

Ad borrowed from 5th Ave.'s submitted Princeton currently in database.

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1946 Bulova watch
1946 Bulova watch
1946 Bulova watch
1946 Bulova watch
1946 Bulova watch
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Bulova 1946 Princeton

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1946
Movement Model: 
10 BH
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
6379957
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Mens
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1948 Bulova Princeton watch

Bulova 1958 Princeton

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1958
Movement Model: 
10BP
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
D159642
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

I believe this is a 'Princeton' model,  10k white gold filled.

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Bulova "Princeton"
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Bulova 1960 Princeton

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
B
Manufacture Year: 
1960
Movement Model: 
10BC
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
E431913
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
CMX-352
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

This Bulova has a case date of M0 and a movement date of L9. It matches a 1959 Princeton "B" that member RGB has posted.  The back of the case has: 10KRolled Gold Plate  BULOVA  M0  The case, back , crystal and dial seem to be in excellent shape. The watch is running and keeping good time.    

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Bulova 1958 Princeton

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1958
Movement Model: 
10BP
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
D008815
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
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1958 Bulova watch
1958 Bulova watch
1958 Bulova watch
1958 Bulova watch

Bulova 1946 Princeton

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1946
Movement Symbol: 
Square
Movement Model: 
10AK
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
6272179
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Circular Case measures 39mm lug to lug x 30.5mm non inclusive of the Crown using Calipers.

Original Butler finish Dial shows alternating applied Gilt Arabic numerals and 'dot' Hour markers, tracks and Bulova signature are printed Black. Hour and Minute Hands are Gilt Index style and an Index style Seconds Hand appears on a recessed sub Dial partially obscuring the 6.

Snap fit Caseback is Gold and stamped as shown.

Strap is a new, old stock Vintage top grain Leather.

* fully Serviced with a new mainspring 1/11/2012 by My Bulova Graduate Watchmaker Mr Richard Hostetler Jr.

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Bulova 1936 Princeton

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1936
Movement Symbol: 
Omega
Movement Model: 
10AN
Movement Jewels: 
17
Movement Serial No.: 
618459
Case Serial No.: 
6007699
Case shape: 
Stepped
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Yellow GF Case with period - most likely original yellow / white 'Sturdy' brand bracelet.

Added 6/12/2011

2/24/2013 Name updated from "Unknown" to "Princeton" and date corrected from 1930 to 1936

Photos Updated 11/21/2013

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Geoffrey Baker 1936 Bulova Princeton watch 11 21 2013
1936 Bulova watch
1936 Bulova watch
1936 Bulova watch
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Bulova 1947 Princeton

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

1946 Ad-3 states: These models were available in the distinction and color of natural, pink and white gold. Note that the colors included a matching color dial. The Princeton model can be distinguished from the very similar His Excellency (introduced in 1947) by the dial  style.

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Bulova 1959 Princeton

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1959
Movement Model: 
10BP
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
D533418
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Crystal Details: 
22.90mm x 17.60mm
Gender: 
Men's
Additional Information: 

21J 10BP Heat-Cold Isochronism with 5 adj,  2-Tone Dial with Raised Gold Markers, Gold Hands, L9 on both the Movement and  10K RGP Case,

Thanks Plainsman for the ID!

Takes a GS CMX352 crystal

Updated

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1959 Bulova Princeton "AB" 21J 10BP
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Bulova 1946 Princeton

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1946
Movement Model: 
10AK
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
unk
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Excellency Group 10AK 21 jewels Pink Gold filled retail $52.50

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