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Bulova 1941 Surgeon

6/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Manufacture Year: 

1941

Movement Model: 

10AX

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

1684601

Case shape: 

Square

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

Details: Vintage Ca. 1941 Bulova Mans "doctor's" dress wristwatch with a 17 Jewel~wind-up/mechanical movement with off-set centers seconds and set in a 10 Karat, Yellow gold filled bezel and stainless steel back square shaped screwback case with associated lugs.
Measures in at 35mm lug to lub x 25mm

I would like to gather some thoughts and knowledge on this watch. The hands are very uniquely coloured compared to the other similiar models i have witnessed.

It is my first vintage Bulova watch as well as post! :)

Cheers, Antony

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1941 Bulova Surgeon
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mybulova_admin
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Posted August 23, 2012 - 8:12am

The Bulova 'Surgeon'.

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DarHin
Posted August 23, 2012 - 11:11am

Welcome aboard Anthony. Your Movement Model is 10AX as seen on your movement.

Here's a '42 supporting ad for the Surgeon.

http://www.mybulova.com/sites/default/files/vintage_ads/bulova-ad-1942-2...

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DarHin
Posted August 23, 2012 - 11:14am

Oh, the "off-set" center seconds you mentioned in your description is referred to as "counter-balanced".

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted August 23, 2012 - 11:18am

1941 'SURGEON'

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William Smith
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Posted August 23, 2012 - 2:34pm

Welcome Anthony!
1942 ad snippet for Surgeon:


1941 Surgeon from me.

JP
Posted August 23, 2012 - 2:37pm

41 Surgeon.

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bobbee
Posted August 23, 2012 - 2:42pm

Surgeon.

tango
Posted August 24, 2012 - 2:42am

To all, i appreciate the verification of the watch. Learnt something new, cheers Darhin.
I saw the catalogue you've linked, my next vintage Bulova hunt will be the Black Hawk! She's a beaut! Hopefully they are still around for sale.
Sadly they aren't as available in Australia.

plainsmen
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Posted August 24, 2012 - 8:09am

Ah another Aussie.... nice!  Or my friend you can go for the trifecta and get what we rarely see... all three! 

JP
Posted July 16, 2013 - 10:12pm

I would just like a case complete for my surgeon.