Bulova 1956 21st Century

6/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.505
Manufacture Year: 
1956
Movement Model: 
8AC
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
B033685
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

1956 Siglo 21 (Century 21) aka Ivanhoe

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jabs
Posted August 11, 2014 - 1:02pm

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Due to the fact that we have no another advert, I keep the original "Siglo 21".

bourg01
Posted August 11, 2014 - 2:45pm

Panel Member

I'm good with that, for now. It can always be recalled to the Red Zone if something else comes along to say otherwise. For now Siglo 21 is proven out. Well done.

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bobbee
Posted August 12, 2014 - 4:23am

As long as we realise that "siglo" means "century", and that Bulova has trademarked the "21st. Century" name, and that the name of this watch is actually the "21st. Century", then it can be called anything you want, even the "bud"

                                                   "pnq"   :-)

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bobbee
Posted August 12, 2014 - 4:27am

"Bud-Punk", three ticks.

plainsmen
Posted August 12, 2014 - 6:34pm

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21st Century here...

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William Smith
Posted August 18, 2014 - 2:18pm

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....are we gonna get this one at least tentatively ID'ed before the end of the 21 Century?  :)  I'm good with either 21st Century or Siglo 21

bourg01
Posted August 18, 2014 - 2:28pm

Panel Member

OK, I'll go 21st Century on the translation of the ad on hand. I think it's still a solid ID.

Andersok
Posted August 19, 2014 - 3:44pm

Panel Member

I'm Tentative with either Siglo 21 (named in ad and matches, possibly translated name, not in pricelist) or 21st Century (no ad with this name, possibly translated in the Spanish ad and matches style, named in pricelist). Plus, it appears we are two years apart between movement and case date. Siglo 21, if I had to choose

bourg01
Posted August 19, 2014 - 4:10pm

Panel Member

Allright Gents,

Siglo 21 has been proven out with an ad, speculating on the translation, though sound, has no ad the back it up. I'm of the thought we stick with that ubtil we have more evidence for a 21st Century ID. Sorry to backslide but ..............BTW do we have an Ivanhoe ad for 1956? That may be the US ID, No?

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William Smith
Posted August 19, 2014 - 4:31pm

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I don't think we do.  There was a crystal spec which turned out to fit a different watch....and Lisa's reference to the "mustache" and the movie... I thought she was serious, or at least it sounded possible to me....