Bulova 1949 Commodore

3/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Manufacture Year: 
1949
Movement Model: 
8BA
Movement Jewels: 
15
Case Serial No.: 
2935101
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

This style watch has been discussed earler and I leave it up to the panel to come up with an answer. The case back is stamped L0 and is stainless steel.Dial is butler finished with raised gilt numerals  and black painted hour and minute and seconds track Hands are gilt modern. Engraving on the verticles of the bezel with unusual rounded knob shaped protrusions from the top and bottom of the case. Band is Spidel and patened and matches the period.

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted August 12, 2012 - 8:48pm

John,

advertised as the 'COMMODORE'

ad Dated 1949 http://www.mybulova.com/sites/default/files/vintage_ads/bulova-ad-1949-4...

JP
Posted August 12, 2012 - 11:32pm

Panel Member

Thanks again Mark

bourg01
Posted August 13, 2012 - 11:30am

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Agreed, Commodore

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William Smith
Posted August 13, 2012 - 11:43pm

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Snippet of the 1949 ad Fifth posted in link above:

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William Smith
Posted February 14, 2015 - 12:03pm

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JP  Is the 8BA movement really 15 jewels?  I can't make it out in the movement photo.  Thanks