Bulova 1950 His Excellency "QQ"

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Model ID rating explained.
3
Variant: 
QQ
Manufacture Year: 
1950
Movement Model: 
10BM
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
3216471
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Gender: 
Men's
Additional Information: 

Classic His Excellency QQ (haven't seen very many with NO wear through on those claws).

This one is found in it's original display case and cardboard storage box along with the guarantee booklet. Hang tag present along with price tag AND sales recipt from Camp Stewart Georgia. Stewart was opened after the start of WWII and is currently known a Ft Stewart. Opened as an anti aircraft training center, it was closed at the end of the war but reopened in 1950 as a result of the Korean War. My guess is that one of those soldiers bought this fellow in the PX - at a greatly reduced price I might add.

Wonder if it ever got to Korea?

6/27/2011

 

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Geoffrey Baker Bulova His Excellency QQ Watch 6 27 2011
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mybulova_admin
Posted June 27, 2011 - 7:38pm

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Would love to see the pages of that Guarantee booklet.

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William Smith
Posted July 29, 2012 - 6:41pm

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Nice NOS. I'd love to see what the hangtag says. I'm almost positive the Bulova hang tag will have the bulova model number, and maybe even QQ? 

Geoff Baker
Posted July 30, 2012 - 4:58am

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Will - it's not NOS, sure wish it was - I does come with everything, but alas that includes a fair amount of wear through on those claws - Added hang tag close up.

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William Smith
Posted July 30, 2012 - 6:15am

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Thansk for the hang tag pic.  Lots of wear, but the paperwork and all.  Great find.

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William Smith
Posted July 31, 2012 - 4:04pm

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If there were a category or some kind of designation for a "text book" example of a model, this record would be in that category IMO.  Original everything except the band.  The providence w hang tag, guarantee, receipt, inner and outer paper box, concurring crystal specs, etc.... Just perfect!   If I were to pick one record to recommend to someone wanting to know about the HE QQ this would be the one!  ( i may refer them to Ellierose HE QQ w/ original band to see what the band looked like too) 

Good work Geoff!   If I were you, I'd sure be trying to strike a deal with Ellierose for that original band.  Then this watch would have everything as original.  I would almost argue the band deserves to be on this watch if for no other reason than Bulova history.  If I find one of those bands, I'll gladly give it to you.  This watch deserves it.