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Bulova 1930 Richard

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10 AN

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Case measures 38mm lug to lug x 27mm non inclusive of the Crown using Calipers.

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William Smith
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Posted April 13, 2012 - 4:11pm

How did we decide the Richard had the yellow gold inlay on verticle bezel?

FifthAvenueRestorations's picture
Posted April 13, 2012 - 4:27pm

Good question, We didn't.

The Watch matches the other 2 listed as the 'RICHARD' in the database.

The discrepency I see is the Omega symbols on the Bezel horizontals are reversed from how they are depicted on the advertised 'RICHARD'. All 3 examples show this and all 3 match the ad on all other points.

FifthAvenueRestorations's picture
Posted May 27, 2012 - 9:32am

Could this newly discovered ad be the reason Our 'RICHARD' database examples do not quite Match the ad?

Posted May 27, 2012 - 10:04am

I'm sure that you can offer a clearer explanation for what you believe an ad for an Ambassador (which you claimed in another thread really shows a Lone Eagle) has to do with the Richard--either the ads or the supposed examples.

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Posted May 27, 2012 - 11:17am

The subject watch's dial does appear to more closely match the Ambassador ad on 2 points.

1- The Bulova signature does not appear to line up with the bottom of the 10 & 2 as in the Richard ad.

2- The overall shape of the dial appears more elongated compared to the Richard.

Granted, both ads are artist's renditions and the case details are not clear in the Ambassador ad.

DarHin's picture
Posted May 27, 2012 - 11:20am

Neither ad mentions a 2-toned case.

FifthAvenueRestorations's picture
Posted May 27, 2012 - 11:33am

I'm searching for a reason as to why the 'OMEGA' symbols are reverse on the Watch examples from what is shown in the 'RICHARD' ad.

Artists rendition is the current assumption.

no biggie