Bulova 1952 Ambassador

9/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.229999
Manufacture Year: 
1952
Movement Model: 
8AC
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
61603317
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
N/A
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

1952 Ambassador. Watch # 22 shown below.

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plainsmen
Posted August 21, 2012 - 12:28am

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I was going to suggest the same Steve.  I'm betting it was a market variance.  We've seen it a handful of times now.  Depends on which side of the boarder you were.

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William Smith
Posted August 21, 2012 - 1:19am

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...and the Ambassador changes slightly in 1953 to another watch, as the 1953 example and ad here indicate.  Bulova was busy :)

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted August 21, 2012 - 6:58am

The Watch cannot be confirmed as either model at this time.

* According to the ads the strap type is the determining factor - until further information surfaces:

'UNKNOWN'

Geoff Baker
Posted August 21, 2012 - 7:01am

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Ambassador is my vote.

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William Smith
Posted August 21, 2012 - 9:41am

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Unknown from me.  My vote has nothing to do with the mount.  I am unable to say, based on the info we have, which of the two choices this watch could be without consulting the magic eight-ball, and I can't find the darned thing now :)

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted August 21, 2012 - 10:29pm

There's always the 'coin toss' method of Model identification....

I'm unable to say also, whoever can may want to post Tomorrow nights Pennsylvania Lottery #'s, I'd appreciate it.

mybulova_admin
Posted August 21, 2012 - 10:46pm

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16, 3, 21, 7, 44,1,19

Good luck!

:-)

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William Smith
Posted August 22, 2012 - 5:54am

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summary to date:

Unknown:  Fifth, Will
Ambassador:  Shawn, JP, Admin, Geoff
I think this is the summary anyway :)

mybulova_admin
Posted August 22, 2012 - 8:10am

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I think if we call it a tentative Ambassador for now we at least have it list for other to see and learn from. If we get a better advert showing the exact watch or other infomation that changes things then it can easily be updated. It's not set in concrete.

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William Smith
Posted August 22, 2012 - 12:56pm

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Admin, based on this logic, wouldn't it be just as useful to call it an Everett?  I like the idea of calling it the Ambassador/Everett.  It's an exception, but gives the best name IMO.