Bulova 1943 Military Issue "8 Day"

2/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.505
Variant: 
8 Day
Manufacture Year: 
1943
Movement Model: 
21AE
Movement Serial No.: 
31412
Case Serial No.: 
39059
Case shape: 
Other
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
Glass 51mm
Additional Information: 

Got this in terrible condition. It had been poorly serviced, broken balance, and as dirty like it had been through a war............. 

It was photographed without the crystal to avoid reflection. 

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JP
Posted April 23, 2013 - 5:40pm

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Very cool aircraft clock. Probably from a B-17 or B-29. It probably has been through a war.

mybulova_admin
Posted April 23, 2013 - 10:58pm

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8 day clock. I want one!!!!

I wonder how many of these are still sitting in aircraft boneyards?

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted April 24, 2013 - 5:59am

NICE!

AF- 42 suggests 1942

Is the manufacturers part #  21A1 or 21A11 ?

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bobbee
Posted April 24, 2013 - 6:56am

That is cool!
Wouldn't it look good on the dash of a custom/vintage car?

mybulova_admin
Posted April 25, 2013 - 4:58pm

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Ok so the question is how do we ID this?

Military or 8 days?

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DarHin
Posted April 25, 2013 - 5:56pm

Military Issue with 8 Days variant.

Geoff Baker
Posted April 26, 2013 - 4:34am

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Agree - Military 8 Day

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted April 26, 2013 - 6:00am

By Manufacturers part # - as with all Military.

21A1 ?

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Reverend Rob
Posted April 26, 2013 - 8:10am

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I agree with 21A1. So that's a 21AE, now we need to find a 22B. 

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DarHin
Posted April 26, 2013 - 8:45am

Well if y'all feel the need to be consistant it's 21A1 I suppose.