Bulova 1958 Royal Clipper

6/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Manufacture Year: 
1959
Movement Model: 
11AFAC
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
E129447
Case shape: 
Round
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

 

Bulova Royal Clipper from 1959

Case is 10KT Yellow Gold RGP. Caseback is SS dated L9. Movement is a 17-Jewel 11AFAC dated L9, self-winding. Dial has gold markers with luminous dots, gold luminous hands, two-tone dial - four quadrants of color that change from light to dark depending upon the angle of view. Original expansion band missing.

Supporting ads from 1959: Ad1  Ad2

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bourg01
Posted March 22, 2014 - 3:33pm

Panel Member

Bang on the ID and a really nice  at that. Royal Clipper gets my vote.

JP
Posted March 22, 2014 - 4:21pm

Panel Member

Royal Clipper

Geoff Baker
Posted March 23, 2014 - 7:11am

Club 5000Panel Member

Well done Ken, I wonder if this is a restoration or if his is the condition you found it it in, it looks great!

Royal Clipper.

Andersok
Posted March 23, 2014 - 8:23am

Panel Member

It needed a fair amount of cleaning on the outside, Geoff; but, pretty close to how I found it. Nothing done to the dial or hands. 

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