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Envoy

Bulova 1929 Envoy

Model ID rating explained.

Manufacture Year: 

1929

Movement Symbol: 

Shield

Movement Model: 

10AL

Movement Jewels: 

15

Movement Serial No.: 

911287

Case Serial No.: 

9231875

Case shape: 

Square

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova
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1929 Bulova Envoy watch
1929 Bulova watch
1929 Bulova watch

Bulova 1933 Envoy

Model ID rating explained.

Manufacture Year: 

1933

Movement Symbol: 

Square

Movement Model: 

10AN

Movement Jewels: 

15

Movement Serial No.: 

229730

Case Serial No.: 

3002379

Case shape: 

Square

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

22mm Square - domed glass

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

Crystal broken, but I do have it.    Runs very well.   Silver lumed dial and Cathederal like hands?

Dished case back??

 

I think this is an Ambassador - MyBulova advert 2 of 36 right hand bottom corner - but will leave that up to you???

Edit:  Movement serial No on closer inspection looks to be 229730 and the Case No is 3002379.

Will post more pictures once I can take better ones that show the numbers.

 

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Bulova watch
1933 Bulova watch
1933 Bulova watch
1933 Bulova watch

Bulova 1930 Envoy

Model ID rating explained.

Manufacture Year: 

1930

Movement Symbol: 

Omega

Movement Model: 

10AN

Movement Jewels: 

7

Movement Serial No.: 

894149

Case Serial No.: 

0358345

Case shape: 

Square

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

UPDATED info:

I have bought this Bulova from eBay in september 2012. It seems to be the Envoy, but the movement has only 7 jewels instead of 15.

My local watchmaker (who serviced it) told me it was aluminium, but after a few posts from you guys and some better looks at the case (it does have an "F", it turns out to be goldplated. Up to know my best guess is that it is a lower-priced version of the Envoy, because of the simpler movement.

It has been owned by the son of German immigrants who moved to the USA in the 1860's and who settled in or near Holland, Michigan and was a christmas gift. As is engraved in the back.

I use this watch on a daily basis since it is small, light and comfortable to wear. Also it keeps time very good :)

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Bulova Envoy 1930
1930 Bulova watch
1930 Bulova watch
1930 Bulova watch
1930 Bulova watch

Bulova 1933 Envoy

Model ID rating explained.

Manufacture Year: 

1933

Movement Symbol: 

X

Movement Model: 

10AN

Movement Jewels: 

15

Movement Serial No.: 

None

Case Serial No.: 

205671

Case shape: 

Tonneau

Crystal Details: 

24mm L x 7mm W - 19.7mm middle

Additional Information

The first tonneau design Bulova of the 1930s. Notice the familiar diamond & ball engraving pattern used on the 1931 Lone Eagle III & 1932/1933 President. Also interesting to note is the smooth sides on the case, no more opposing arrows. This watch must be pretty scarce, it's the first one I have seen, other than the ad.

The ads are dated 1934.

Added 7-27-2011

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Bulova watch
Bulova watch
Bulova watch
Bulova Watch
Bulova Watch

Bulova 1930 Envoy

Model ID rating explained.

Manufacture Year: 

1930

Movement Symbol: 

Omega

Movement Model: 

10AN

Movement Jewels: 

15

Movement Serial No.: 

682727

Case Serial No.: 

0052483

Case shape: 

Square

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

20.5mm x 20.5mm

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

History-In 1926-27-28 & 29 Bulova named this case the Ambassador. In 1930 Bulova re-named this case style the Envoy.

Inside Caseback: Bulova Quality - PAT.11.JAN.1927

Lug-Lug 32.4mm, 26.4mm Width, Between Lugs 20.0mm,  

Original bracelet Stamped: Cosby Patented Clasp Lock

 

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1930 Bulova Envoy watch
1930 Bulova watch
1930 Bulova watch
1930 Bulova watch