Rite-Angle

Bulova 1938 Rite-Angle

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1938
Movement Symbol: 
Cresent Moon
Movement Model: 
8AL
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
863450
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Additional Information: 

Nice example of a Rite-angle. The dial has has an older refinish but still looks good and the engraving is crisp and attractive. My macro lens is brutal in showing all; the watch is great looking.

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1938 Bulova Rite Angle
1938 Bulova watch
1938 Bulova watch

Bulova 1938 Rite-Angle

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1938
Movement Model: 
8AZ
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
8637084
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Bulova Rite Angle

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1938 Bulova Rite Angle
1938 Bulova watch
1938 Bulova watch
1938 Bulova watch

Bulova 1941 Rite-Angle

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1941
Movement Symbol: 
Asterisk
Movement Model: 
8AZ
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
8501391
Case shape: 
Other
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
I do not understand this question, sorry. Please let me know and i will gladly explain best I can. Thanks.
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

I inherited this Blova watch years ago. The outer glass is broken, it still ticks but needs adjusting for sure. I know little to nothing about watches, I am learning. ALl i know is that my great uncle adored this watch. I have NOT been able to find another just like it. Ever. I believe this watch is a Right angle watch. I am NOT sure at all of the year model. I put 1940 as year because it made me select a year to continue posting. It has what I would consider to be normal scratches and wear and tear. It needs some love and attention, but this watch is unique and Id love to see it sold to another lover of antique Bulovas. 

Below is a list of what information I could see on the watch itself. I cannot see that well so I am not 100% on these but I did the best I could in hopes maybe someone can help me learn more about this watch. It is absolutely stunning. Make offer today! Let's talk- I am open to all serious offers- or email me to see better pics of the ones I tried to take with my 5mp camera aren't sufficient. Thanks for looking!

- 17 jewels

- Bulova fifth ave. New York

-8601391 on back of case. 12 kt gold filled 

-8AZ

-AF?

-BXW?

-unad?

- 8-10 k rolled gold plate written on band i believe.

-Rite or Right Angle watch and rectangular face shape.

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Bulova watch
1941 Bulova watch
1941 Bulova watch

Bulova 1938 Rite-Angle

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1938
Movement Symbol: 
Cresent Moon
Movement Model: 
8AM
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
8979958
Case shape: 
Other
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Additional Information: 

Rare find for us gents, I think we've seen just under a handful of this variant.  I believe this to be a 1938 Rite-Angle with explosion variant dial.  I could have sworn we had an ad someplace showing this but I can't seem to find it right now.

Little worn on the edges in the back as they usually get, and a replacement crown from the 50's, but it still looks and runs well.  The lines and points on the case in the front are great with little to no wear.

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1938 Bulova Rite Angle
Bulova watch
Bulova watch
Bulova Watch
Bulova Watch

Bulova 1938 Rite-Angle

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1938
Movement Model: 
UNSURE
Case Serial No.: 
8989598
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
Rite Angle running watch
Gender: 
Mens
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1938? Bulova Rite Angle running watch, movement unknown, engraving on case back
Bulova watch
Bulova watch

Bulova 1940 Rite-Angle

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1941
Movement Symbol: 
Asterisk
Movement Model: 
8AE
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
8976062
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
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Bulova watch
Bulova watch
Bulova watch
Bulova Watch

Bulova 1938 Rite-Angle

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1938
Movement Symbol: 
Cresent Moon
Movement Model: 
8AZ
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
8612416
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
MX2120 / 178
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Well, Here it is, My " Rite Angle ". I know some of you were watching this one, maybe even bid too, but I went large to get it. All original, just dosen't get any better than this. Now, it's time to share it, Enjoy all.

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1938 Bulova watch
1938 Bulova watch
1938 Bulova watch
1938 Bulova watch
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Bulova 1939 Rite-Angle

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1939
Movement Symbol: 
Shield
Movement Model: 
8AL
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
8609109
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Gender: 
Men's
Additional Information: 

Interesting 8AL movement...first one I've seen. Has the Shield date code over top of the original Crescent Moon.

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Bulova watch
Bulova watch
Bulova watch
Bulova Watch

Bulova 1939 Rite-Angle

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1939
Movement Symbol: 
Shield
Movement Model: 
8AE
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
8857741
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Crystal Details: 
24.4mm X 17.4mm
Gender: 
Men's
Additional Information: 

1939 Bulova Rite Angle, 17J 8AE movement with a shield symbol, beautiful Salmon colored dial with Silver/Black trim and Gold applied numbers, Gold hands, 10K RGP bezel and caseback stamped B-10K rolled gold plate, Pat. App'd for. Black leather croc band.

In 1938 Bulova offered this along with six other models according to the ad below.

This watch is in near mint condition, running like a charm, and probably one of the best deals I ever got off of the bay...just ask Plains. ; )

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1939 Bulova Rite Angle 17J 8AE
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Bulova watch
Bulova Watch
Bulova Watch
Bulova Watch

Bulova 1938 Rite-Angle

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1938
Movement Model: 
8AM
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
8925627
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Gender: 
Men's
Additional Information: 

 

A VERY HANDSOME, FULLY RESTORED, DISTINCTLY UNIQUE, BULOVA RITE- ANGLE WATCH:

The infamous BULOVA Rite- Angle, Circa 1938. RARE (earlier release) seldom (if ever before?) seen, 8AM movement! Also sporting the coveted (and ultra rare) special order black dial, with applied gold numerals! (Vs. the MUCH more common painted white, or white with gold numeral option...)

Fully restored and calibrated, as original... this distinctive watch was serviced by an expert watchmaker with over thirty years of experience... and is keeping VERY GOOD time! The NOS original replacement glass and new Spiedel genuine lizard skin band are an elegant compliment to this uniquely streamlined, true Art Deco period timepiece design!

You won't see another watch like this one, anywhere else! PM or eMail me, if interested? I can also be reached via the eBay store, at WatchCrystals dot net...

Incidentally, I suspect the brass and steel right angle watch box (Labeled 21 Jewels) was for a 1938+ Ladies Rite- Angle, that was probably solid 14 karat gold... as I've yet to see a men's/ladies rite angle, with 21 vs. 17 jewels??? 

 

My Best :-)  Scott

 
 

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