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Bulova 1940 Winston

3/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.

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Crystal Details: 

20.50 X 15.55



Additional Information

Yellow Gold Filled case with stainless back. Original yellow gold filled bracelet marked B R

Added 6/12/2011

Update 10/11/2012 Changed From Unknown to Winston

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1940 Bulova Winston Geoffrey L Baker 10/27/2012
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Posted June 13, 2011 - 9:07am

1940 rather than 1930 I think.  The 10AE is not around in 1930 and the stainless caseback would be out of place.  I have one just like it with a 10AX and a different but design matching bracelet.

Posted June 13, 2011 - 2:57pm

 Agree paleotime, 1940 definately

Geoff Baker
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Posted June 13, 2011 - 3:08pm

 Thank you not sure how I missed the obvious on that one! As a member of this site once said

"The best way to get the right information on the internet is to post WRONG information"

- now.....about the name for this rascal.......

Posted June 13, 2011 - 4:41pm


It must be true because it is on the internet.

One like it was posted a couple or few months ago and never got an ID.  I have been looking to name mine also but so far no luck.

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Posted June 13, 2011 - 5:05pm

Signed Case?

Geoff Baker
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Posted June 13, 2011 - 6:35pm

5th - this case back is the type the mvmt drops into. It is signed on the outside end adjacent to where the springbar goes through the bracelet - "Bulova Quality" on the opposite end is the s/n.

Posted June 13, 2011 - 5:40pm

Mine is signed.  Stamped: Bulova/10K Rolled Gold Plate Bezel/Stainless Steel Back/New York

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Posted March 30, 2012 - 4:35am

1943 GS catalog has an MX318-25 20.6x15.6 slightly bent from 12-6, flat 9-3 and names the model as "Winston". No Winstons in ad db nor watch db.

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William Smith
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Posted March 30, 2012 - 12:25pm

Thanks DarHin  Great to have any info for these older records as well as the more recent.

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William Smith
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Posted October 11, 2012 - 12:12am

Good call on the model name from crystal specs!