Bulova 1950 Academy Award "X"

6/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Variant: 
X
Manufacture Year: 
1950
Movement Symbol: 
49 (A9)
Movement Model: 
7AK
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
2893005
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

Case measures 41.5mm lug to lug x 21mm non inclusive of the Crown using Calipers.

Ribbed Dial shows Black printed Hour markers, Bulova signature and Seconds register, the Dial is absent of a Minutes register.

Hour and Minute Hands are Black Alpha style and a Black Index style Seconds Hand appears on a sub Dial fully obscuring the 6.

Crown is signed.

Caseback is Gold and stamped as shown.

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DarHin
Posted June 15, 2012 - 6:44pm

Nice one Mark.

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bobbee
Posted June 15, 2012 - 7:16pm

Yes, lovely.

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William Smith
Posted June 15, 2012 - 8:59pm

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darned nice watch. 

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vintagebulova.com
Posted June 15, 2012 - 11:18pm

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Three stars.

Jay

http://vintagebulova.com™

bourg01
Posted June 20, 2012 - 12:33am

Panel Member

Agreed, 3 stars for a very fine example. Many Thx to Lisa (Nova) for finding and sharing the ad to confirm our thoughts, theories etc.

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted June 16, 2012 - 10:13am

Thanks, She's off to the Doc for Service - I've observed the Watch overnight and it's lost a few Minutes but the regulator is set to slow the beat down (?) ....a little beyond My expertise but I'm hoping it can be adjusted.

bourg01
Posted June 16, 2012 - 3:44pm

Panel Member

A trip to the watch doc is always a good thing if you plan to wear it.