Bulova 1941 Commander

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Manufacture Year: 
1941
Movement Symbol: 
Asterisk
Movement Model: 
8 AE
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
1457232
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Additional Information: 

Case measures 31mm lug to lug x 21mm non inclusive of the Crown using Calipers.

Copper Dial shows Black printed Hour markers, Bulova signature and tracks.

Hour and Minute Hands are Black Index style and a Modern style Seconds Hand shows on a sub Dial partially obscuring the marker at 6 O'Clock.

Crown is signed Bulova.

Caseback is Rose Gold and stamped as shown.

 

* Found as a non runner in a neglected condition. The Watch now sets, winds and runs although the regulator had to be positioned hard over for the Watch to keep time indicating a hairspring issue.

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bobbee
Posted June 4, 2012 - 12:04pm

Very nice watch Mark, original strap too, yes?

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted June 4, 2012 - 12:16pm

The strap is era Bob, borrowed from another for display purposes.

It originally came on a 1944 'ALDERMAN'.

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bobbee
Posted June 4, 2012 - 12:33pm

Suits.

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted June 5, 2012 - 5:40pm

nah, I'll wear this one with casual attire. 

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bobbee
Posted June 5, 2012 - 6:40pm

Hee Hee. I oughta grow up, finding that funny.