Bulova 1944 Clipper

4/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Manufacture Year: 
1944
Movement Symbol: 
X
Movement Model: 
10BA
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
4153414
Case shape: 
Cushion
Crystal Details: 
GS Y 721
Additional Information: 

Case measures 33m lug to lug x 25.5mm non inclusive of the Crown using Calipers.

Black Dial shows Luminous style Hour and Minute hands and a Sweep Seconds Hand on a sub Dial.

Snap fit Stainless Steel Caseback back is stamped as shown.

Vintage display ad Dated 1945

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Wayne Hanley
Posted January 12, 2011 - 4:38pm

 

Thanks, I have a 1943 I just updated. What was the source for the name Tildon?

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted January 14, 2011 - 6:50am

Wayne,

GS Crystal.

"REGULATOR" is a center seconds model with a printed circular center track. "TILDON" adds the sub seconds dial.

JP
Posted August 4, 2012 - 9:54pm

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Very handsome watch Mark and up to your normal fantastic standards. Do we have an ad for this beauty?

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William Smith
Posted August 4, 2012 - 10:12pm

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based on last photo...looks like it's part of a Mr and Mrs pair. Nice

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bobbee
Posted August 5, 2012 - 3:56am

Also dates to 1944, with case SN.

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted August 5, 2012 - 6:55am

Old entry in need of an update,

Thanks!

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bobbee
Posted August 5, 2012 - 8:43am

Cool watch, Mark.

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bobbee
Posted August 5, 2012 - 10:16pm

Clipper in 1945 adshttp://www.mybulova.com/sites/default/files/vintage_ads/bulova-ad-1945-3.jpg

EDIT: Mark, is the pic with two watches actually the same watch,but photoshopped? Only saying as they both have the same wear marks between the lugs, also is that radium specks on the numbers? They certainly look like the numbers used under some radium coated ones, I had the same ones on my Air Warden.

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bobbee
Posted August 5, 2012 - 10:34pm

Definitely the same watch in the two watch pic. Same radium paint slip on the hour hand, same mark on the dial between 10 an 11, hands in identical positions in both pics, same dust specks on crystal to the right of the 9.

You sly old dog!

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bobbee
Posted August 6, 2012 - 4:39am

Unconfirmed for Tildon.