Bulova 1965 Date King

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.802
Manufacture Year: 
1966
Movement Model: 
10CRACD
Movement Jewels: 
30
Case Serial No.: 
I916945
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

 

Possible Bulova Date King

This watch is similar to the Date King 'E', there are examples in the database that are SS cases and different dial pattern. Not sure what the yellow gold version would be. Watch has 10kt yellow RGP case (#2525) with stainless back dated M6. Movement is the 30 jewel 10CRACD dated M6. Has a champagne dial with calendar window. Anti-magnetic, shock resistant, waterproof. Replacement strap.

1964 E Ad

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William Smith
Posted October 25, 2014 - 4:20pm

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Looks like a Date King unknown variant.
EDIT:  It looks very much like the "E" to me.

Andersok
Posted October 25, 2014 - 5:34pm

Panel Member

The E in the ads has a sort of crosshatch pattern; but otherwise is a good match. The ads do not state yellow or white/stainless, but the already identified Es in the database are stainless and have similar dial patterns to the ads.

jabs
Posted October 26, 2014 - 4:21am

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I think that is Date King "E" with nonoriginal strap, nice clean watch

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bobbee
Posted October 26, 2014 - 7:36am

Date King, but not the E. That has a linen dial, this has Butler dial.

Nice one.

JP
Posted October 26, 2014 - 10:18am

Panel Member

Generic Date King and another fine example of your restoration talents.

Geoff Baker
Posted October 27, 2014 - 5:25am

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Hmmm, 30 jewel Date King? Believe they were all 17 j. Mid sixties we have Commanders with 30 jewels but I don't see a match so far.

I'm still at Unknown

Andersok
Posted October 27, 2014 - 6:19am

Panel Member

here are three examples of 30j DK: 1  2  3

One 68 ad showing they were avail at that time as well

Geoff Baker
Posted October 28, 2014 - 4:44am

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Yeah, sorry about that Ken, my bad. As I was looking through ads this AM I suddenly realized the same thing, I found several 30j DK ads.