President

Bulova 1973 President

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
E
Manufacture Year: 
1973
Movement Model: 
11A0ACB
Movement Jewels: 
23
Case Serial No.: 
F154210
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

1972 President "E"

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Bulova 1973 President

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
B
Manufacture Year: 
1973
Movement Model: 
11A0ACB
Movement Jewels: 
23
Case Serial No.: 
T022085
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

1973 President "B"

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Bulova 1971 President

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
D
Manufacture Year: 
1972
Movement Model: 
11AOACB
Movement Jewels: 
23
Case Serial No.: 
J263662
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

1972 President "D"

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Bulova 1971 President

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
C
Manufacture Year: 
1972
Movement Model: 
11AOACB
Movement Jewels: 
23
Case Serial No.: 
T014987
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

1972 President "C"

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Bulova 1971 President

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
A
Manufacture Year: 
1972
Movement Model: 
11AOACB
Movement Jewels: 
23
Case Serial No.: 
BT006419
Case shape: 
Round
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

1972 President "A"

case signed N1 (1971)

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Bulova 1940 President

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
F
Manufacture Year: 
1940
Movement Symbol: 
Omega
Movement Model: 
7AP
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
0957310
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

This watch appears to be a President F, according to the 1940 ad that can be found by following the link below (the one with the radio tower that proclaims 'America greets the new Bulova "President".'); I am also adding below a small excerpt from the ad showing what looks like the subject watch.

http://www.mybulova.com/vintage-bulova-watch-ads?title=194

The movement date code suggests a 1940 manufacturing date.

This watch is in decent shape and runs, but could use a new crystal. I will probably send it sometime soon to our member Timemachines (Mike Cousineau) for a service and possibly a crystal replacement.

 

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Bulova 1936 President

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1936
Movement Symbol: 
Square
Movement Model: 
6AE
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
6386512
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Crystal Details: 
25,75 x 14,06 mm
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 
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Bulova 1933 President

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1933
Movement Symbol: 
T
Movement Model: 
10AN
Movement Jewels: 
21
Movement Serial No.: 
None
Case Serial No.: 
3031093
Case shape: 
Stepped
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

There are some odd things going on with this watch! First the s/n on the back is 226321 which indicates the mfg. date is 1932, but there is a second s/n on the inside of the caseback 3031093 which would indicate a mfg. date of 1933. Then the movement symbol appeares to be a T indicating 1932, but then it appears someone scratched a line through it changing it to an X which would make it 1933. The only ad in the DB for a 1932 President is for a 17 jewel mvt. This one is 21 jewel. Also the 32 does not have the wandering seconds bit as this one does. No 1933 ad in the DB for a President. The first wadering seconds ad I've seen is a 1934 ad. So thats the ad I used for the supporting advert. Hope the panel can figure this one out!

 

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Bulova 1952 President

Model ID rating explained.
Variant: 
A
Manufacture Year: 
1952
Movement Model: 
10BM
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
3978044
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Additional Information: 

I believe this to be a Bulova President.

The case back is stamped L2, suggesting a 1952 manufacture year. According to the seller's photo (I have not yet personally opened the watch), the movement date code appears to be L4, but it is not perfectly clear. Perhaps this is a 1952 watch and the movement was replaced at some point.

 

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Bulova 1943 President

Model ID rating explained.
Manufacture Year: 
1943
Movement Symbol: 
X
Movement Model: 
7AP
Movement Jewels: 
21
Case Serial No.: 
2655006
Case shape: 
Rectangle
Case Manufacturer: 
Bulova
Gender: 
Mens
Additional Information: 

I believe this to be a ca. 1943 President D. It runs smoothly and accurately.

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