Bulova 1961 Sea King

2/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Manufacture Year: 
1961
Movement Model: 
11AFC
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
F569219
Case shape: 
Oval
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
Mineral. diam: 29,8 mm
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

CAIXA (CASE):

  • Material (Material): Stainless steel case;
  • 32,5 mm (sem coroa) x 34,5 mm
  • Medida com coroa (Width with crown): 33,3 mm
  • Asa a asa (Lug to lug): 40,8 mm
  • Espessura (Thickness): 9,0 mm
  • Tampa (Back): Bulova Stainless Steel Case; Waterproof; Antimagnetic; Shock Resistant; F569219; M1. 

MOSTRADOR (DIAL): 2 cores (2 tones).

MOVIMENTO (MOVEMENT): Bulova Watch C.º. 11AFC. 17 jewels. M1. Unadjusted. Swiss.

DOCUMENTOS (PAPERS): Não. (No).

 

posted in 2014-06-08.

 

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plainsmen
Posted June 8, 2014 - 10:28am

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Looks almost like a Jet Clipper or a Sea King....  I'll go look at ads.

plainsmen
Posted June 8, 2014 - 10:35am

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Looks almost like this one from a 1961 ad.  The semi two-tone dial may or may not have been shown in an ad.  

After looking through most of our 60's ads I'm going to go with this Sea King H.  Nothing looks as close at all.

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bobbee
Posted June 8, 2014 - 10:45am

This Mat Service has the "H", but not the shadow dial..

http://files.watchophilia.com/200015532-dc36fdd30f/1961%20Mat%20Service%20-%20Excerpt%201.jpg

Sea King. Nice example.

plainsmen
Posted June 8, 2014 - 10:52am

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Yeah I'm good with a generic Sea King until we see an ad with the shadow dial variant.

JP
Posted June 8, 2014 - 1:20pm

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Ad calls out a trim oval case. Unknown for now.

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William Smith
Posted June 8, 2014 - 6:45pm

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Yep most of those Mat Service ads from this timeframe are pictures....and you'de see the two-tone dial. 
1961 Sea King from me.

Geoff Baker
Posted June 9, 2014 - 5:28am

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 I think the case is oval John - look closely - the bezel is ever-so-slightly thinner at the waist (unlike yours truly)

I'm going along with Sea King on this one.