Bulova 1960 President "OW"

7/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.717142
Variant: 
OW
Manufacture Year: 
1960
Movement Model: 
10BZC
Movement Jewels: 
23
Case Serial No.: 
E709515
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Men's
Additional Information: 

\"\"1960 President,10K RGP. Vintage Kreisler Da Vinci strap. Both in pristine condition. I love the way this sits on the wrist, the offset lugs present the watch at an angle to bring the face readily to view . The most iconic of the 4 1960 Presidents IMO. Now  designated "OW". Thanks Lisa, Bruce and william.

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bobbee
Posted June 10, 2012 - 8:45pm

Like this Will?http://www.mybulova.com/vintage-bulova-watch-ads?page=10#

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William Smith
Posted June 11, 2012 - 2:38am

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my cut and paste methods comment was deleted.  It should have been in a forum post.

DreamWeaver
Posted June 10, 2012 - 11:41pm

I've been looking everywhere for that watch band! That's the band from the 1960 "Four Years in the Making" Ad (I belive). I'd love to know more about it i.e. brand and other markings on it. Congrats...looks fabulous! 

mybulova_admin
Posted June 11, 2012 - 2:27am

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Can you show the ad which has the "OW" variant.

President 3 stars.

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William Smith
Posted June 11, 2012 - 3:15am

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Here's a low res version 1962 President OW ad (bottom watch below) from the forum post titled "A few more new models" located here:  http://www.mybulova.com/node/4572

DreamWeaver
Posted June 11, 2012 - 2:53pm

I think the President "B" in the middle has been a case of "Unknown" status previously. I thought I had one but can't find it now. It's an interesting variant. 

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bobbee
Posted June 11, 2012 - 5:45am

Why only 2 ticks? Not really bothered, I know what the watch is anyway, just curious.

JP
Posted June 11, 2012 - 9:35am

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The master has done it again. WOW Bobbee it just keeps getting better and better. I may have to come over there to England and take lessons on finding these gold mines you consistently come up with. Another nice one.

John

NOVA
Posted June 11, 2012 - 12:40pm

I prefer the old-fashioned copy, cut, and past method. 

Here are three straps.  From left to right, President, Regatta 23, Beau Brummell.

Definitely not the Regatta 23.  I think Bobbee is correct that the Beau is the best match for the strap on the subject watch.

 

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bobbee
Posted June 11, 2012 - 2:19pm

Thanks, JP, and thanks for the cut and paste, I am so useless at doing, Lisa!