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Bulova 1938 Marshall

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
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Manufacture Year: 

1938

Movement Symbol: 

Cresent Moon

Movement Model: 

7AP

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

9632085

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Crystal Details: 

New

Additional Information

Looks terribly close to the minute man but the lugs extend a bit further. Also the is one strp which I have not noted in the 38 Minute Man. Maybe the Case is from another year? Maybe another watch all together??

Case measures 47mm in Length 19 mm in width 4-5 mm in depth (not including caseback or crystal)

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William Smith
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Posted March 17, 2012 - 5:29am

looks very close to Minute Man to me too.  Case serial number suggests 1939 w/ a 1938 movement.

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted March 17, 2012 - 5:59am

'PALM BEACH' according to Crystal specs, the discussion occured last Year sometime.

 

http://www.mybulova.com/watches/1940-palm-beach-2257

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William Smith
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Posted March 18, 2012 - 5:58pm

Thanks Fifth.  Great link to older post.  Foreshadows the evolution and utility of the current star rating system and panel too.  I say two stars for tentative ID based on everything.... 

jared.riffe
Posted August 10, 2012 - 9:30pm

Saw some activity on another Watch that is very similar to mine, as this one was not fully confirmed. Bumping it up to possibly add light for you guys on the matter.

OldTicker
Posted August 10, 2012 - 9:33pm

With the new ad that Fifth produced, the "Marshall" would be my call.

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Posted August 10, 2012 - 9:40pm
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William Smith
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Posted August 10, 2012 - 11:17pm

OK...another Marshall.  cool

jared.riffe
Posted August 11, 2012 - 12:11am

Its been in the Database for a long time, I just happened to see your discussion.

mybulova_admin
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Posted August 11, 2012 - 2:54am

Agreed and updated.

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William Smith
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Posted August 7, 2014 - 10:25pm

Manufacture Date should be 1939 based on Case Serial Number.