Bulova 1939 President

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hello,,fellow members...check out this Gem i found at a local flea market/co op store...I bought this Beautiful All original near mint Bulova President.... the case and dial are in excellent condition...no wear on the back of the case..no loss of plating..no holes in the corners...the watch runs..i wouldn't say the band is original..all for 10 dollars...this has to be one of my best finds...not only for the price but the shape the watch is in...lately i have been doing well..just the week before i found a nice Vulcain automatic/calendar watch for 5..this makes up for all the other times where i got beat on something..or couldn't find anything at a flea market at all.... ...the watch will be for sale,after i service it..if anyone would like it for less unserviced that would be fine.also i will take better larger pics..i'd hate to see it go..but atleast someone here would enjoy it...or if no one here wants it,,i might keep it and sell my phantom 7ap....Here are the pics enjoy....

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Posted September 3, 2012 - 1:00pm

Very nice find. Not too many really good ones like this out there anymore.

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Posted September 3, 2012 - 1:44pm

Great watch, a truly rare find nowadays. You lucky person, nice President!

Posted September 3, 2012 - 2:54pm

thank you gentlman..btw alot of nice art deco bulovas this week/month...

Posted September 3, 2012 - 5:03pm

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Posted September 3, 2012 - 5:31pm

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Reverend Rob
Posted September 3, 2012 - 8:10pm

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President, agreed. Original band? Awesome!

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William Smith
Posted September 4, 2012 - 12:31am

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nice Predident

Posted September 4, 2012 - 9:47am

i don't think it is original,,the band... although the band is from the period and is 10kgf..it is pretty old...i'll have to check the ads again..i  a nice brown band would make this watch....

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Posted September 4, 2012 - 10:19am

Is case serial # 123? Also, what is the movement date symbol? Thanks.

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Posted September 4, 2012 - 12:43pm

The expansion band appears to be more of a 1950's type which has been trimmed to fit.

Good call on the Case Seriel Number and Movement Datecode Darren. Case dimensions would also be nice, I'm all for these to be Database a requirement at this point.