Bulova 1955 Senator "C"

4/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Variant: 
C
Manufacture Year: 
1955
Movement Model: 
11AB
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
5102283
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
21.90X20.70MM
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

1955 Senator "C"

Case back:BULOVA and serial number  (no date code)

Inside case back:BULOVA  10K ROLLED GOLD PLATE BEZEL  STAINLESS BACK  NEW YORK

17 jewel 11AB movement is dated L5(seems to be the only year made as per the database)

Dial:really clean looking with gold applied indices an numbers,gold dauphine hands,sub-seconds dial and reads BULOVA

There is a supporting ad (number 4581)but I don't know how to post it.

There are no examples of this one in the database but there is one on WATCHOPHILIA labelled as a Senator Deluxe

Seems like this could have the original band'

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1955 Bulova watch
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1955 Bulova watch
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1955 Bulova watch
Andersok
Posted January 26, 2016 - 7:31pm

Panel Member

I think you got the model correct, looks like the Senator 'C' per this 1955 ad (top left); original band also. Nice example!

JP
Posted January 26, 2016 - 9:16pm

Panel Member

Senator "C" and a very nice one Denis.

jabs
Posted January 27, 2016 - 3:25am

Panel Member

Senator "C"

Geoff Baker
Posted January 27, 2016 - 8:37am

Club 5000Panel Member

Nice watch Denis. I think yiou nailed the ID as well.

Sentator C.

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William Smith
Posted January 30, 2016 - 4:08am

Club 5000Panel Member

Senator C from me!