Bulova 1942 -Unknown

Model ID rating explained.
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Manufacture Year: 
1942
Case shape: 
Square
Additional Information: 

 I am unsure on everything with this watch, I bought it at an antique shop about 15 years ago. I have not taken off the back to see the inside.

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KrystalDawn
Posted August 4, 2011 - 6:11pm

 I purchased this watch from an antique dealer about 15 years ago. I had this watch in storage and since we recently moved I "found" it again. I have become very interested in details about the watch, i.e. date and model. I have not taken off the back because I don't want to damage the watch in any way. I have tried surfing the internet for pictures but I can't find a Bulova watch with such a square face. The back of the watch reads the numbers "c341067" and the band reads "1/20 10K GF TOP FOSTER" If anyone has any information on this watch, I would really appreciate it. Thanks!

mybulova_admin
Posted August 4, 2011 - 7:12pm

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There's nothing else on the back?

Opening it shouldn't be too hard, it should pop out with a bit of leverage.

Distinctive case should help ID this.

KrystalDawn
Posted August 4, 2011 - 7:19pm

 No, nothing else on the back. I will try opening it, however, it seems pretty tightly closed.

KrystalDawn
Posted August 4, 2011 - 7:28pm

 The inside says SEVENTEEN JEWELS and swiss T

simpletreasures
Posted August 4, 2011 - 7:37pm

Krystal, on the movement with the back open there should be some numbers stamped into the movement like 7AK, 10AE, or some such. You may need a magnifying glass or jewelers loop. Let us know. Bob

mybulova_admin
Posted August 4, 2011 - 7:38pm

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There should be more information both inside the back case and on the movement itself. You may need a magnify glass

KrystalDawn
Posted August 4, 2011 - 7:45pm

 I believe it reads 6 AM or 6 AH . UNADJUSTED 17 SEVENTEEN JEWELS, SWISS T, BXW or SXW. I apologize, this is all I see on the back of it.

simpletreasures
Posted August 4, 2011 - 7:48pm

OK it's a 1937 or 1941 and if like you said "T" that makes it a 42' year date code. The "T" was on the movement, right?

KrystalDawn
Posted August 4, 2011 - 7:51pm

 yes, a T

simpletreasures
Posted August 4, 2011 - 7:56pm

Well I'd guess at this point it's 6AH with a 1942 date code. Check the ads for 1941 to 1943 to start.