Bulova 1937 -Unknown

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I'm guessing at the 1937 date from the arrow symbol on the movement located near the balance wheel. I think the 6AL movement was only made a couple of years in the 30's. This one is stamped 14k solid gold and has little diamonds all around the crystal. I know it looks like a few may be missing but they're not. There are a few that are a little dirty and I don't want to go through all the trouble of taking the band off to put the case in the sonic cleaner right now. I've looked at all the ads I could find and haven't found one that matches this one.

I can't make out anything inside the case back except service markings.


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bobbee's picture
Posted February 7, 2015 - 3:19pm

Pretty, but unkown.

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William Smith
Posted February 7, 2015 - 8:28pm

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What a beautyful unknown gal!  I'm gonna check the newspaper ads again for this decade.

Geoff Baker
Posted February 8, 2015 - 7:08am

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What a beautiful watch Alan, I hope you have a wife that likes old watches, this one must be worn. Looks like she's had plenty attention from the watchmakers over the years too.

I found this in the regular ads for 1935, is she Eleanor?

Posted February 8, 2015 - 7:27am

that is one beautiful watch Alan. I agree with Geoff its certainly looks like the Eleanor advert

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Posted February 8, 2015 - 7:50am

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A very nice looking watch, Unknown at this time. Dial and lugs don't quite match the Eleanor above.

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William Smith
Posted February 8, 2015 - 1:04pm

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Yes many more diamonds on subject watch....also diamonds around the bezel.  Unknown still.

Posted February 9, 2015 - 11:53pm

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Lugs and diamond count look to differ from the Eleanor (close though). The search continues.Oh and what a nice watch this is. First time in the database.