Bulova 1942 Dean

6/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.67
Manufacture Year: 
1942
Movement Symbol: 
T
Movement Model: 
10AX
Movement Jewels: 
15
Case Serial No.: 
2347089
Case shape: 
Tonneau
Additional Information: 

Signed 5x, Dated 2x: 

Large curvex and stepped tonneau shaped case measures 40mm lug to lug X 26mm wide non inclusive of the Crown while using Calipers.

White Dial shows raised Gilt Arabic numerals and Bulova logo. Hour and Minute Hands are Gilt  Modern style and a Gilt Modern style seconds hand appears on a sub Dial completely obscuring the 6. Tracks are printed Black.

Caseback is Stainless Steel.

Complete restoration in 2006. Movement totally disassembled and serviced. Dial refinished to original specifications by International Dial Co, New old stock Crystal and Bulova Crown installed. Case is handpolished on a new 1940's vintage flat stiiched Pigskin strap and  finished with a Bulova signed Gold buckle of era.

Restored with the aid of Bulova Graduate Watchmaker, Mr. Richard Hostetler Jr of Uniontown PA.

Many Thanks Rich!

1942 Bulova 'DEAN' by FIFTH AVENUE RESTORATIONS.

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Bob Bruno
Posted October 18, 2010 - 11:17pm

Club 5000

Very nice the dial looks great!!

Bob

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1939noel
Posted November 24, 2010 - 4:12pm

Very very nice - wish I had to knowledge to restore - well done!

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William Smith
Posted March 6, 2012 - 6:15pm

Club 5000Panel Member

sure has nice case lines and matches Dean ads in 1939, 1941 and 1942.  three stars

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted March 6, 2012 - 6:18pm

an ID doesn't get any easier William.