Bulova 1954 Craftsman "A"

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Variant: 
A
Manufacture Year: 
1954
Movement Model: 
8BA
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
8392418
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
17.55X21.45 MM
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

1954  Craftsman

Case back:10K GOLD FILLED  BULOVA  L4 and serial number

Inside case back:BULOVA

Dial:Two toned dial with crosshairs,gold applied numbers and indices,sub secondds dial and reads BULOVA and SWISS onthe bottom.Gold hands.

Movement:21 jewel 8BA adjusted is also dated L4

Crown is signed BULOVA

This came on a SPEIDEL U.S.A. band marked 1/27-10k rgp tops  1/50-10k rgp ends  stainless steel bottom caps which I don't know if original

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1954 Bulova watch
1954 Bulova watch
1954 Bulova watch
1954 Bulova watch
1954 Bulova watch
Andersok
Posted December 8, 2015 - 5:47pm

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Very nice early model of the Craftsman in this form with the two-tone white dial; this would be the 'A' variant per this 1958 ad; the $75 model 38117 A-variant was available in 1954 per the pricelists.

JP
Posted December 8, 2015 - 11:08pm

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Craftsman

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Reverend Rob
Posted December 9, 2015 - 12:03am

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+1.

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1955mercury
Posted December 9, 2015 - 12:33am

That's a nice Craftsman Den. I like the ram horn lugs on these.

jabs
Posted December 9, 2015 - 5:15am

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Craftsman

Geoff Baker
Posted December 9, 2015 - 8:47am

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Nice snag Denis - Craftsman A it is.

Geoff Baker
Posted December 9, 2015 - 8:48am

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Nice snag Denis - Craftsman A it is.

denupnorth
Posted December 9, 2015 - 12:19pm

Late night surfing the Bay got me this one for ten bucks.

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William Smith
Posted December 9, 2015 - 1:32pm

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+1 for "A" variant Craftsman.