Bulova 1948 His Excellency "SS"

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Variant: 
SS
Manufacture Year: 
1948
Movement Symbol: 
47
Movement Model: 
7AK
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
8102661
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

 

1948 Bulova His Excellency 'SS'

Case is 10k Gold Filled dated to 48, etched roman numerals inside case of VI VI I match last three of s/n; dial has gilt markers and looks to have had a re-dial at some point (notch at 3, and Bulova print looks a bit fat); 21-jewel 7AK movement is dated 47; Kreisler band looks period, but not sure if it is original.

Snippet from 1947 ad

1948 example from database

 

 

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jabs
Posted November 20, 2015 - 12:35pm

Panel Member

HE "SS" it is, nice watch

Ken, seems that the watch might manufacture, looks like new :)

JP
Posted November 20, 2015 - 3:55pm

Panel Member

Ken you have been a busy guy. So many beautiful watches. HE  SS it is.

Geoff Baker
Posted November 21, 2015 - 7:21am

Club 5000Panel Member

Iconic Bulova, 1948 Bulova His Excellency "SS".  This is a beautiful example. These Kreisler bracelets really make a fine paring with these His Excellencies. I wouldn't have noticed the font size if you hadn't mentioned it but it is a bit chubby.

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William Smith
Posted November 23, 2015 - 4:59am

Club 5000Panel Member

Great HE SS  Love the bracelet!

plainsmen
Posted November 27, 2015 - 12:21pm

Club 5000Panel Member

Love that ricebead bracelet. Those things aren't easy to find.  I'm great with the SS.