Bulova 1929 Surrey

8/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Manufacture Year: 
1929
Movement Symbol: 
Shield
Movement Model: 
10AN
Movement Jewels: 
15
Movement Serial No.: 
507067
Case Serial No.: 
9038859
Case shape: 
Square
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
20.70 X 20.70
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

This watch has virtually no wear and appears to be completely original. White 14 k RGP case dated Jan 11, 1927. Hand - I - Fold deployment type bracelet appears original to watch. Dial and hands are unrestored. Original crown. Winds and sets perfectly and runs within minutes a day. Box is not an original Bulova but appears correct to the period. A fabulous time capsule from 1929. If this watch was ever worn regularly.....it has been decades since it was.

For all of you that comb through all those listings every day......TAKE HEART....I bought this beauty last week, just as you see it, for less than $60!! Find of the YEAR!!!

Added 6/26/2011

Update Model from Senator to Surrey 11/15/2012

Photos Updated 11/19/213

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JP
Posted August 3, 2012 - 8:57pm

Panel Member

WOW that is a very nice watch. Great find Geoff.

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Posted November 14, 2012 - 4:40pm

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William Smith
Posted November 14, 2012 - 6:45pm

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We discussed the differences btwn Surrey and Senator in this time period in another thread/record.  I just don't remember/can't find which one now. Discussed number of flowers in mid-bezel if I remember.   Looks like the Surrey to me. 
1930 ad snippet from link above:

 

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William Smith
Posted November 14, 2012 - 6:49pm

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....I just noticed....the subject band sure looks like the band in the ad!  Geoff-I can see why this was the "find of the year"!

JP
Posted June 1, 2013 - 4:36pm

Panel Member

Surrey from me.