Bulova 1954 Ambassador

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DarHin's picture
Posted May 18, 2012 - 5:44pm

I believe the case shape is rectangular. Do you have a pic of the back? Is there an ad?

Jim Townsend
Posted May 18, 2012 - 6:11pm

No ad there is one in the database. look for 1954 ambassador 10BT. Will post a pic of case back

Jim Townsend
Posted May 18, 2012 - 6:38pm

Hate this band. Just put a NOS Band on looks 100% better. Will post a pic.

Posted May 19, 2012 - 3:07am

Club 5000Panel Member

Do we have an ad to confirm?

Posted June 6, 2012 - 11:37pm

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 Page 8, ad 35 is so similar I'd bet Ambassador. Only difference is a slight flare in the lugs .

Posted June 6, 2012 - 10:58pm

The ad shows a slightly different watch.  Look at where the lugs meet the case. 

This watch actually matches the ad, in my view, so the difference is real, not just a matter of the artist's interpretation:  http://www.watchophilia.com/photogallery/bulovas-1950-1959/a1953-ambassador/

I also have the same model as the subject watch and speculate that it is an Ambassador based only on crystal specs.  I have not yet found a matching advert.

Posted June 6, 2012 - 11:39pm

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Yep, Your right Lisa. I have the same watch as the ad, my bad, so much for that lame idea. I've edited my last comment removing the idea of an artsts error.

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Posted October 20, 2012 - 5:41am

Ambassador  "A". Look at the curve at the base of the lugs, and disregard the band, as it has no significance.