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Bulova 1938 Marshall

Model ID rating explained.

Manufacture Year: 

1938

Movement Symbol: 

Arrow

Movement Model: 

7AP

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

8350847

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

27.5mm x 14.5mm

Additional Information

1937 Marshal

7AP 17Jewel serviced . accurate

B-10k Fold Filled inc snap back

Case: 47mm x 19.7mm excl./crown

Dial, fair.  OK by me..

Hands needed

* Crystal Temp. plastic .  New on it's way..

Display Coufin Case is a little worn.

Very little plate loss to rear edge corners.

NOS band.

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Bulova 1937 Marshall

Model ID rating explained.

Manufacture Year: 

1938

Movement Symbol: 

Cresent Moon

Movement Model: 

7AP

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

8733830

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

This watch does look similar to a Minute Man model. The dial is different from the ads I've seen. It does not look like it has  been refinished. Enclosed is a picture.

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Bulova 1938 Marshall

Model ID rating explained.

Manufacture Year: 

1938

Movement Symbol: 

Cresent Moon

Movement Model: 

7AP

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

9632085

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Crystal Details: 

New

Additional Information

Looks terribly close to the minute man but the lugs extend a bit further. Also the is one strp which I have not noted in the 38 Minute Man. Maybe the Case is from another year? Maybe another watch all together??

Case measures 47mm in Length 19 mm in width 4-5 mm in depth (not including caseback or crystal)

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Bulova 1937 Marshall

Model ID rating explained.

Manufacture Year: 

1938

Movement Symbol: 

Arrow

Movement Model: 

7AP

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

8337702

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

 The crystal is missing, as is the second hand on the small seconds dial,  but it runs perfectly. It has the original leather strap. The case states 10k gold filled. 

The case outside measurements are 45.72 mm X  34mm 

The crystal opening is approx 27mm X 14mm. and 7.5mm thick.

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Bulova 1940 Marshall

Model ID rating explained.

Manufacture Year: 

1940

Movement Symbol: 

Omega

Movement Model: 

7AP

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

0249845

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Crystal Details: 

Amber, curved, 27.1 x 13.8mm, MX432

Additional Information

Curved shape, Omega date mark (1940), bought 1999 in Palo Alto, CA for $250.  "B-10K Gold Fill" on case.  

Watch has a white face, appears yellow through amber crystal. Watch is 9.5/10 functional and aesthetic condition. Crystal size is an exact match for MX432, which corresponds to the "Palm Beach", the original designation of this watch.

However, in August, 2012, an ad surfaced which almost certainly demonstrates that this watch is the 1939 Marshall model.

Pix of the movement and inner case are available in the comments section.

Many heartfelt thanks to the denizens of MyBulova, who generously shared their time and expertise to help ID this watch!

EDIT 2012.08.09. Changed from 1939 Palm Beach to 1940 Marshall by request of owner. Will Smith

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