Bulova 1959 SVP

4/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.505
Manufacture Year: 
1959
Movement Model: 
11AF
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
E016622
Case shape: 
Tonneau
Not For Sale
Jim Townsend1959 Bulova SVP 11 17 2014
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mybulova_admin
Posted November 15, 2014 - 4:21pm

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I feel like I've seen this before, but I cannot find any matching advert.

Unknown for me. Gorgeous watch!!

Jim Townsend
Posted November 15, 2014 - 4:49pm

Friend says it's a SVP I never heard of it myself.

Jim Townsend
Posted November 15, 2014 - 4:50pm

Jim Townsend
Posted November 15, 2014 - 4:49pm

JP
Posted November 15, 2014 - 7:01pm

Panel Member

Don't know what it is but I really like it. Very classy.

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1955mercury
Posted November 15, 2014 - 11:35pm

That's a 1959 SVP (Style-Value-Performance). There's an ad Bobbee put on here somewhere, but I haven't located it yet. Look over at Lisa's site in the forum under Bulova ads. The title will be-1960's Bulova SVP variants in men's and ladies.

Geoff Baker
Posted November 16, 2014 - 6:11am

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Yeah, you're right Merc - Style Value Performance. I saw a watch float by in the Bay the other day that had that on the inside of the clam shell display case. The watch didn't match this one though.

On the other hand, it does bear a striking resemblance to this watch:

http://www.mybulova.com/watches/1960-svp-4615

1959 Bulova SVP

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bobbee
Posted November 16, 2014 - 6:15am

Merc is right, this is the SVP "vi" or "VI", roman numeral for 6.

One here:  http://www.mybulova.com/watches/1960-svp-4615

Andersok
Posted November 16, 2014 - 6:50am

Panel Member

SVP "VI"

Does the movement say M0?

Jim Townsend
Posted November 16, 2014 - 9:44am

No i see that nowhere