Bulova 1931 Sky King

Submitted by bobgpw on December 31, 2015 - 5:41pm
Manufacture Year
1931
Movement Model
10AN
Movement Date Code
Square Shield
Movement Jewels
17
Movement Serial No.
-
Case Serial No.
1207124
Case shape
Tonneau
Case Manufacturer
Bulova
Gender
Mens
Additional Information

Is this a Sky King?  I'm not sure, but whatever it is, it's a nice looking watch.

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JP
Posted December 31, 2015 - 9:22pm

Sky King three ticks. I have one of these myself. Great watch.

Geoff Baker
Posted January 1, 2016 - 8:52am

A brother to the other Sky King you posted. I call this a dress dial, although that is not an official term, to differentiate it from the lumed dial model. 

jabs
Posted January 1, 2016 - 9:08am

Sky King

mybulova_admin
Posted January 1, 2016 - 8:07pm

Sky King for me too. The dial change is the common progression in dial design that saw the movement away from luminous dials to raised numbered dials during the early 1930s. Perhaps they saw the dangers in the radium paint, as was seen with the 'Radium Girls'