Bulova 1948 Arnold

3/10 votes
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2.67
Manufacture Year: 
1948
Movement Symbol: 
47
Movement Model: 
10BC
Movement Jewels: 
15
Case Serial No.: 
8681503
Case shape: 
Round
Additional Information: 

Case is a re-dial and a poor one at that. Bracelet looks to be original to watch and  is marked HADLEY. Watch runs very well and will require one more adjustment to be right on time. Watch has been dis-assembled and cleaned and re-assembled and oiled. Numerals are raissed gilt and watch has no minute or hour track nor a seconds track. Hands are gilt modern.

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William Smith
Posted August 20, 2012 - 6:28am

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Arnold from me

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted August 20, 2012 - 7:08am

The most common occurance that happens when someone atempts to 'clean' a Dial is the printed registers come off.

The rear of the Dial shows no evidence of being refinished.

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bobbee
Posted September 10, 2012 - 5:42pm

Although not engraved, this has an identical dial to the subject watch.

JP
Posted September 10, 2012 - 11:23pm

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Can anyone send me a good clear photo of the corrct Butler finish dial with all of the correct tracks on it so I can send it to the dial refinisher for the real deal??