Bulova 1954 Bulova 23

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Manufacture Year: 
1954
Movement Model: 
10BOAC
Movement Jewels: 
23
Case Serial No.: 
8343514
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
26.5mm
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

23 jewel movement, marked L4, case marked L4, Bulova, Stainless Steel Back,Anti Magnetic, Shock Resistant,  Self Winding, Water Tite- Indise marked Bulova Quality and some jeweler service marks.  Bezel appears to be stainless steel also. Diameter 32mm less stem, 40mm with lugs. Sunburst? style Dial marked Bulova- 23 Jewels, Self Winding,  dial. Running good even thought it looks like it's been underground for a while. Sweep second hand missing. Dial looks like it would clean up nicely, any  advice? I don't see any dial screws, how do these come off? Looked at some ads and saw a similar watch- Bulova 23 model, 1st year.

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JP
Posted April 2, 2013 - 8:04pm

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Nice watch, I have one like it and love it. The dial is indeed a sunburst and when cleaned up it is spectacular.

 

Geoff Baker
Posted April 5, 2013 - 4:24am

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Bulova 23 - a classic from the 1950's. Nice watch.

mybulova_admin
Posted April 5, 2013 - 4:28am

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May just be a first of the Bulova 23 models.

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William Smith
Posted April 5, 2013 - 5:42am

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Early Bulova 23.  Looks like this watch here.  Love the sunburst dials....

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted April 5, 2013 - 6:03am

'23'

JustGary
Posted April 6, 2013 - 10:53pm

I am looking to get a black sunburst dial watch, were these lower quantity produced models? They seem to bring higher prices. Also, anyone know where I can get a sweep second hand for this watch?