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Bulova 1926 Conqueror

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The movement has 2 symbols triangle and circle. 1926/1925.....original spade hands open 9....what do think??? Could it be an original 5000? I know the movement serial is a conquerer but the twin stamp makes it fun to speculate:) 

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Bulova Conqueror 02082014
1926 Bulova watch
1926 Bulova watch
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted February 9, 2014 - 4:42am

For me it's definitely a Conqueror. Movement is 10A (LEs are either 10AN or 9AT), Serial number is pre 226xxx.

Nice to see a good dial with original lume.

Geoff Baker
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Posted February 9, 2014 - 5:50am

Hi Richard - Great looking watch. I agree that this one is a Conqueror.

Richard Callamaras
Posted February 9, 2014 - 10:57am

Closest I've come yet. My quest continues for my grail!! Now I have a '25,'26, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31.....arghhh:) looks like it could have been it, if not for the movement. First 26 I have gotten. Had the open 9, had the inside case dates and serial.....Had a triangle on the early movement. Where can i find the list of serial numbers to help me out? I knew it had to start with 22.. But I don't remember were I read that. I'm going to have to start selling some to keep buying them:) my wife is going to kill me if I tell her how historically significant one more watch is!!

Posted February 9, 2014 - 8:11pm

Just tell her your investing in the future and remind her of some of her spending habits, it might work!

Nice Conqueror BTW...

Richard Callamaras
Posted February 9, 2014 - 8:14pm

:) sound advice!

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William Smith
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Posted February 10, 2014 - 11:04pm

Hi Richard

Love that dial.....  Great watch.  You say you have a 1925 cut corner Conqueror too.  Is the '25 also housing an 10A (or 10P)?  


Richard Callamaras
Posted February 10, 2014 - 11:45pm

Hey Will! Good to hear from ya brother, long time no speak. Sorry I misspoke. This one will be my second 26. The other one is a 10A. The 27 is a 10AN the 28 is a 9AT. But the 28 has the original strap! A brown beauty!! The others are LE2'S and 3'S all 10AN. Dying to pick up an original 5000. But I am very happy to have a 26 conquerer for sure! I might not know what to do anymore once I find one:)

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William Smith
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Posted February 10, 2014 - 11:58pm

Hi Richard

I've been meaning to call you for over six months.....  Life got in the way :)  Dying to see all you found at the NAWCC Archives.  I'm sure Nancy was a big help ....and thanks for your tme/efforts in our Bulova quest.

Richard Callamaras
Posted February 11, 2014 - 12:05am

Lots of stuff for sure. Not as much as we hoped for in wrist watches as far as catalogs from bulova headquarters but a ton of raw information. We have to get on the phone soon. I have had the same thing happen. Things have been crazy. No worries. Send me a om with your number again and I'll give you a call to discuss all the goodies at the NAWCC.