Bulova 1943 Chief

4/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Manufacture Year: 
1943
Movement Symbol: 
T
Movement Model: 
10BL
Movement Jewels: 
15
Case Serial No.: 
3027728
Case shape: 
Stepped
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Movement says '42, but case says '43.  I've always loved this watch.  Started out the Ranger and changed in 1941 to the Chief.

10BL movement?  Hrmm...

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Geoff Baker
Posted March 15, 2015 - 5:36am

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Nice one plains, I'll go along with Chief ID on this beauty. 

JP
Posted March 15, 2015 - 10:32am

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Ditto

jabs
Posted March 15, 2015 - 11:04am

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Chief

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William Smith
Posted March 15, 2015 - 12:51pm

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Chief 

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bobbee
Posted March 15, 2015 - 12:53pm

Chief.

mybulova_admin
Posted March 16, 2015 - 6:33am

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Dial looks like a redial. I can't see this style in any of the adverts. Any redial markings on the dial back Plains?

Andersok
Posted March 16, 2015 - 7:22am

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Good catch on the dial difference; the cutoff 6 marker looks like it is too far from the bottom of the seconds border.