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Bulova 1932 Joan

4/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
1.7625

Manufacture Year: 

1932

Movement Symbol: 

T

Movement Model: 

10AC

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

1308965

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Gender: 

Ladies
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1932 Bulova watch
1932 Bulova watch
1932 Bulova watch
mybulova_admin
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Posted August 29, 2016 - 8:10am

What a great watch and something I don't think we have seen before here.

I've looked at all our adverts but don't see a match. 1932 Unknown for now.

 

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted August 30, 2016 - 6:01am

Hell jobrien8771, welcome to myBulova. I like your watch but don't see anything to match it to a name either. It looks like the red is enamel and not stones, Lisa (Watchophilia) has a similar watch, marked unknown. Hers has blue stones. This shape, baguette, was very popular in the early 1930's. 

1932 Unknown.

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Andersok
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Posted August 30, 2016 - 7:16am

Closest match I can find is the Joan, which should have simulated emeralds, so not sure we have a match. 1931 offsite ad. What is the gold content of this watch?

jobrien8771
Posted August 30, 2016 - 8:44am

I honestly don't see any gold, only silver and/or stainless steel I assume...

jobrien8771
Posted August 30, 2016 - 8:48am

The Joan looks exactly like it though the movement mark indicates 1932 so perhaps they made this piece in 1932 as well or put a 1932 movement into a 1931 case?  Thanks for finding this!  This was handed down and found in an old jewelry box so I know very little about it.

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Reverend Rob
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Posted August 30, 2016 - 9:55am
 

Can you check the movt calibre on the back? It's not a 10AC, looks more like a 4AD. 

jobrien8771
Posted August 30, 2016 - 1:19pm

I think you might be right.  I only said 10AC because it was the only one it showed for 1932 with 17 jewels on the website but if I zoom in on the movement picture there is something engraved in a box that looks like 4AD and I don't see anything that says 10AC assuming it's on the back of the movement.

plainsmen
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted August 30, 2016 - 3:37pm

I don't know that watch... especially with the red stones.  Interesting.

jobrien8771
Posted August 30, 2016 - 9:17pm

As someone pointed out...it's actually red enamel.  I wish they were stones like rubies but not so.

JP
Posted August 30, 2016 - 4:48pm

Unknown