Bulova 1945 Douglas "A"

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Variant: 
A
Manufacture Year: 
1945
Movement Model: 
8AE
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
5234738
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Won this beauty on shopgoodwil.com

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Geoff Baker
Posted April 26, 2014 - 5:09am

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Hi Jim - I would say that's a 1945 Bulova Douglas. I don't think we ever truly nailed down variant on these. Nice watch.

Jim Townsend
Posted April 26, 2014 - 5:27am

thank's Jeff i was thinking Douglas myself.

 

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bobbee
Posted April 26, 2014 - 7:57am

Nice watch Jimbo.

Douglas "A" is red, Douglas "B" is yellow.

From a 1946 ad in the DB.

 

1946 Vintage Bulova Ad

JP
Posted April 26, 2014 - 9:07am

Panel Member

Douglas A. Nice catch Jim.

bourg01
Posted April 26, 2014 - 12:52pm

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Agreed, Douglas A. Pretty clean watch and well serviced it seems.

Jim Townsend
Posted April 26, 2014 - 5:05pm

Yes it is very clean and keeps excellent time . Letting the cat out of the bag but shopgoodwill.com has alot of Bulovas and other vintage watches.They had this one listed as a womans watch lol. Bought three more off there today an accutron a bulova excellency and a 23 jewel Bullie.

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bobbee
Posted April 29, 2014 - 12:14pm

This 1946 ad shows a new name for the Red gold Douglas with a two-tone dial with Roman Numerals and stick hands.

The ENGINEER.

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William Smith
Posted May 2, 2014 - 3:15am

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Good ads and nice watch.  Douglas "A" from me.

Jim Townsend
Posted May 2, 2014 - 3:46pm

Thanks Will it came this afternoon it is sooooo clean i cant belive it. Happy happy happy :)