Bulova 1965 Minute Man "B"

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3
Variant: 
B
Manufacture Year: 
1965
Movement Model: 
11 AL
Movement Jewels: 
17
Case Serial No.: 
I133266
Case shape: 
Round
Crystal Details: 
22.10 H x 22.10 W Rounded Corners
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

New Old Stock 10K RGP Yellow with Stainless back. I'm not sure if the box is correct peiod but it came with the watch. Kreisler 1/20 GF / Stainless expanding bracelet. This is the FIRST NOS Bulova I ever bought and is the cause of my LIFE  LONG affliction. Of course the first Bulova I ever OWNED - and still do - is a 1960 Solid Gold Bezel automatic my father gifted to me when it was 15 years old ( and I was 20!!).

Added 3/12/2011

Photos Updated 11/21/2013

Advert Added, Model Name Updated 10/27/2014

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Geoffrey Baker 1965 Bulova Watch 11 21 2013
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WatchCrystals.net
Posted March 12, 2011 - 3:19pm

Perhaps the:

                 
Engineer A, B (Model: 1272E, 60s) 2 CMC360       CMC2235 223   HMY223/5 223

 

Senator E (Model: 1253E, 60s)  3 CMC355       MC2177 217   HMY218/1 217

 

:-)  Scott

Geoff Baker
Posted March 12, 2011 - 5:34pm

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Scott - Always leaned toward the Senator myself but have had nothing to base that on.......Engineer? that name has come up a couple times in the past few weeks....tell me more?

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Posted March 12, 2011 - 7:37pm

Hey Geoff,

That's what I have on them... I think that timepiece looks a tad bit "dressy" for an "Engineer?" But the way to be (more) certain is the pull the lid and measure the inside and outside of the bezel opening, I suspect?? (And/or have someone go through eBay and dept. store ads, etc.???)

 

:-)  Scott

Geoff Baker
Posted October 27, 2014 - 5:03am

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New advert added  - possible match to the Minute Man B,

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Reverend Rob
Posted October 27, 2014 - 12:16pm

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Looks good to me. MM 'B'.

JP
Posted October 27, 2014 - 2:53pm

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MM "B"

JP
Posted October 27, 2014 - 2:53pm

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MM "B"

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bobbee
Posted October 27, 2014 - 4:13pm

Yep, good find G.

jabs
Posted October 27, 2014 - 5:32pm

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MM "B"

bourg01
Posted October 27, 2014 - 11:00pm

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Agreed with the  ID of MM B.