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Bulova 1939 American Eagle

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.208

Manufacture Year: 

1939

Movement Symbol: 

Shield

Movement Model: 

7AP

Movement Jewels: 

21

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

9409993

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

This looks like an American Eagle, but has engraved vertical edges on front that I haven't seen on any other listed in the ads.

Band looks to be original Kreisler.

 

Not For Sale
1939 Bulova America Eagle watch
1939 Bulova watch
1939 Bulova watch
plainsmen
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 23, 2018 - 8:59pm

American Eagle, "A" I believe...

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 24, 2018 - 6:16am

I'm a little "leery of theory" but here's a stretch. This case, less engraving is American Eagle. Bulova advertised American Eagles into the early 1940's. In 1941 this advert appears with an ENGRAVED American Eagle. It's not quite the same as this model but there seems to be possibility of a lost variant which appears here. Then I came across this advert. All I can ascertain is that it seems to a 'something' Eagle. I'd be tentative on American Eagle, no variant.

 

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 24, 2018 - 8:52am

Seems to be a big price difference between the American Eagle at $49.50 and the Golden Eagle at $75. I wonder if the Golden Eagle was a sold gold case version?

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neetstuf-4-u
Panel Member
Posted May 2, 2018 - 5:12am

I'm currently still at unknown, but at this point leaning towards an Unknown American Eagle.

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 29, 2018 - 12:01am

The unengraved version of this watch is the Amercian Eagle 'E'. I'm certainly thinking it's from the Amercian Eagle family as well...just searching for a variant advert match.

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted May 1, 2018 - 7:44pm

Panel - thoughts?

jabs
Panel Member
Posted May 2, 2018 - 3:59am

American Eagle (no variant)