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Bulova 1936 Legion

6/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Manufacture Year: 

1936

Movement Symbol: 

Square

Movement Model: 

10AE

Movement Jewels: 

15

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

6581050

Case shape: 

Tonneau

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

Glass 23.8mm x 18.7mm

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

1936 hancock

10AE 15j reconditioned movement

sub second hand ?

Glass crystal 

10k RGP inc. snap back

Unusual leather band, looks to be a womans but larger  .

Clean and original dial

Came w/case shown in pictures.

Very clean .

 

 

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1936 hancock Bulova watch
1936 Bulova watch
1936 Bulova watch
1936 Bulova watch
1936 Bulova watch
JP
Posted October 13, 2016 - 11:04am

Looks to be a Hancock

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shelton243
Posted October 16, 2016 - 3:25am

I concur.   Hancock

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted October 14, 2016 - 10:41pm

Just found this advert in our forums. Thoughts on it being a Bulova 'Cavalier'? The advert dates to 1936.

1936 Bulova watch advert

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted October 14, 2016 - 10:43pm

Another advert from 1938 showing the Bulova Cavalier. I think we have a match.

1938 Bulova watch advert

jabs
Panel Member
Posted October 15, 2016 - 4:32am

Yes subject watch look like Cavalier, good find advert

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shelton243
Posted October 15, 2016 - 5:59am

That Band just about says it all.  Cavalier

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shelton243
Posted October 15, 2016 - 6:01am

So I guess my 34 white gold must be of the same

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Andersok
Panel Member
Posted October 15, 2016 - 1:09pm

This one is a couple years earlier, from the 1934/35 Bulova Annual Report; it shows a few variations of this style. The Cavalier option is stated to be of the white and yellow combination. This does not match what the advert above states, which is natural/yellow, but the price is the same. Did the ad stating all yellow get the wrong name?

No mention of a leather strap though.

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shelton243
Posted October 15, 2016 - 1:26pm

I'll go with the hancock

 

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Andersok
Panel Member
Posted October 15, 2016 - 8:31pm

From what I can tell, the Hancock models did not have an engraved bezel.