Bulova 1939 Rite-Angle

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.802
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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plainsmen
Posted September 20, 2011 - 8:57pm

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sheesh... what a sweet watch G... nice grab.  Makes ME jealouse!

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WatchCrystals.net
Posted September 21, 2011 - 1:13am

OH MY... Nice One Sir!

 

And that 2- tone Silver and Salmon Pink dial was all the rage back then, eh? Yet another of the (7?) 1938+ dial designs!

 

Best :-)  Scott

 

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Wayne Hanley
Posted September 21, 2011 - 1:17am

Great presentation for a worthy timepiece!