Bulova 1972 Diamond Empress

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14 K , 10 diamonds. Checked by Jeweler. Needs a winder. Was only worn a few times. I am not confident enough to open the watch myself for any more information. The number on the face is 23.

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Bulova watch 08/26/2012
Bulova watch
FifthAvenueRestorations's picture
Posted October 17, 2012 - 11:15am

apparantly the 'DIAMOND EMPRESS' came in a 23 Jewel variant, as suspected.

Posted October 17, 2012 - 11:38am

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As I mentioned, I have a 1971 23 Jewel Diamond Empress, dead match to the ad so I gave 3 ticks cause I'm convinced it's a solid ID.

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William Smith
Posted October 17, 2012 - 3:20pm

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I've updated root record to indicate "23 jewels" based on above.  Better than "unknown" or leaving as entered (16 jewels). 

Posted October 17, 2012 - 5:42pm

Thank you for your efforts!! I am still looking on line for a matching model but havent seen one yet.

Posted October 22, 2012 - 1:06pm

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Will, my 71 23J has a 5BD movement. 1972 would be the same I would think.