Bulova 1959 President "F"

9/10 votes
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1959 NOS Bulova President in original clam shell display case and storage box. Paint on dial is bubbled as shown but watch is otherwise in perfect condition.

Added 7/2/2012

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1959 Bulova President Geoffrey Baker 7 2 2012
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Posted July 2, 2012 - 4:54pm


ad Dated 1959

'SEA KING' had Center Seconds.

Great box!

Posted July 2, 2012 - 6:38pm

I second Mark's call..President #32737 in a Sea King Box!

Posted July 2, 2012 - 6:43pm

i third it..i have this watch in grey dial..it was my grandfathers and i will get restored in black like this watch..this is such a beautiful piece...my granddad always had a great taste in watches..also he once worked for the local Gruen/Jewelcor plant in exeter PA...

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William Smith
Posted July 2, 2012 - 8:17pm

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ad above does say charcoal dial (yellow gold).  One tick unconfirmed, for now, but please keep 'em coming....

Posted July 3, 2012 - 6:48am

right charcoal dial..but its in poor shape..i love the black look on this watch..i have an american eagle with black though..so that is why i can't decide..i have seem them in white,kinda like a pearloid look..i do like that so i am not sure...

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William Smith
Posted March 5, 2013 - 9:16pm

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Two ticks tentative, although now I'm hard pressed not to go with three ticks- since it sure looks like the watch in the ad above, and the ads states charcoal dial/ yellow gold model available.  Don't know why I had one tick before, nothing has changed except my vote :)

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William Smith
Posted March 5, 2013 - 9:27pm

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I checked the 1961 Bulova price lists, and it shows the two watches by unique model number above.  We know the case/dial color match the ad pic and discription (for charcoal/yellow gold).

I say Geoff's watch is the 1959 President "F".  

Anyone esle agree?

Posted March 5, 2013 - 9:43pm

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I would most certainly agree Will, nice pickup.

President 'F'

Geoff Baker
Posted March 6, 2013 - 6:15am

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Well done Will, "F" it is.

Posted June 16, 2015 - 8:12am

Sunning time piece...