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Bulova 1942 Senator

3/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Manufacture Year: 

1942

Movement Symbol: 

Asterisk

Movement Model: 

8AE

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

unk

Case shape: 

Tonneau

Gender: 

Men's

Additional Information

This two toned Senator has both the 1941 and 1942 date stamps on the movement so I'm unsure as to what actual date it was sold.  More than likely 1942 but I can't be sure, but obviously they didn't change anything with the model.

The movement is a 17 Jewel, 8AE.  It runs great and really is one of the nicest finds I've had.

 

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FifthAvenueRestorations's picture
FifthAvenueRest...
Posted December 8, 2010 - 4:00am

One would be the original production date the second the final assembly. eg: Part (the bridge) manufactured in a 1941 run and the movement completed and cased in 1942. If You notice the older stamp is machine pressed, deeper and with cleaner lines, the newer a  hand stamp.

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William Smith
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Posted March 15, 2012 - 8:34pm

looks like a 1942 senator to me.  Stars three.