Bulova 1949 Conrad

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
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Manufacture Year: 
1949
Movement Symbol: 
49 (A9)
Movement Model: 
8AE
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
1240461
Case shape: 
Square
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
Square crystal with initial F engraved on the inside
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Case marked A9  on the case back. Inside marked Bulova, Fifth Avenue, New York., 10kt rolled gold plate.  The case has  swivel lugs . Movement is a caliber 8AE 17 jewels and marked A9.  Measures 21.50mm less crown by 41.00mm lug to lug, small in width.  Looks like the previous owner had his initial engraved in the center inside of the crystal.  Unknown model.

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Daca102090
Posted August 4, 2014 - 10:24pm

This would be a Conrad model.

For the age that original dial is in pretty good shape!!

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William Smith
Posted August 5, 2014 - 12:43am

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Sure looks like the Conrad case, but arn't all the Conrad ads for Rose or Coral Gold (14k  GP or Fill)?

jabs
Posted August 5, 2014 - 9:52am

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CONRAD

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bobbee
Posted August 5, 2014 - 6:11am

Conrad.

mybulova_admin
Posted August 5, 2014 - 9:04am

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Agree with Conrad. We have a great as on site showing the exact configuration. Listed under the 1950s full adverts.

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William Smith
Posted August 6, 2014 - 4:30am

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Ad above from 1942 Conrad watch record.  The other ad from the 1950's admin mentions....