Bulova 1956 Craftsman "B"

4/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Variant: 
B
Manufacture Year: 
1956
Movement Model: 
8AC
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
8021817
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

 

1956 Bulova Craftsman 'B'

Case is 10K Yellow GF with lightly brushed sides, dated L6; Black dial model with gilt hands and markers, cross-hairs and sub-seconds hand; 21-Jewel 8AC movement dated L5; original expansion band; inside Roman numerals match the last three numbers of case s/n 817.

1958 Ad for the $75 A variant; the pricelists from 1955 and 1958 show three $75 variants during this time; the Yellow case with white dial 'A', the Yellow case with Black dial 'B', and the White case with Black dial 'C'.

 

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AndersoK_1956CraftsmanB
1956 Bulova watch
1956 Bulova watch
1956 Bulova watch
1956 Bulova watch
JP
Posted December 27, 2015 - 6:12pm

Panel Member

Craftsman. Another stunning example of your talent and dedication.

jabs
Posted December 28, 2015 - 4:56am

Panel Member

Agree with Craftsman, nice example

Geoff Baker
Posted December 28, 2015 - 8:30am

Club 5000Panel Member

Beautiful watch Ken, nicely done. 

Craftsman B

Andersok
Posted January 2, 2016 - 2:40pm

Panel Member

Many thanks for the comments!