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Bulova 1943 Broadcaster

9/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.889999

Manufacture Year: 

1943

Movement Symbol: 

X

Movement Model: 

7 AP

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

3149320

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Additional Information

Rose Gold Case measures 35.5mm lug to lug x 20mm wide non inclusive of the Crown while using Calipers.

Copper Dial shows dot-dash Hour markers. Hour and Minute Hands are Fils style and a Modern style Seconds Hand appears on a sub Dial completely obscuring the 6 O'Clock marker.

17 Jewel 7AP movement.

Caseback is Rose Gold.

Rose Gold expansion band in poor condition, as shown.

* Model variant unknown at this time.

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WatchCrystals.net
Posted May 1, 2011 - 5:51pm

Hey Mark,

It's a BULOVA "BROADCASTER..."

 

(17J) 40s:  Broadcaster, Time King "A" (21J)       RMS124-15        CMX2120 177       C213/4 177

 

Best :-)  Scott

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted May 2, 2011 - 7:08am

I think I missed something. Where did the crystal measurement come from?

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted May 1, 2011 - 9:04pm

alrighty then!

After reading the analysis on the similarly cased 'TIME KING' of the same era 'BROADCASTER' makes sense to Me.

Thank You Sir.

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted May 2, 2011 - 1:06am

Need to follow this up with additional evidence if possible. Hopefully we will eventually find something to confirm the model name.

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted May 2, 2011 - 4:27am

I agree.

2 models accepting the same Glass, Cased the same but with different movements.

ID could be reverse:

'TIME KING' 17 Jewels.

'BROADCASTER' 21 Jewels.

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FifthAvenueRest...
Posted October 5, 2011 - 12:44pm

admin,

The Watch appears in Jerins new find - indeed it is the 'BROADCASTER'

Here lies another Watch matching a vintage ad 100% and receiving only a 2 Star 'Tentative ID' rating.

It's positively ID'd Gentlemen.

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shooter144
Posted October 5, 2011 - 12:46pm

I agree....

simpletreasures
Posted October 5, 2011 - 1:55pm

Me three, stars that is!!!!!!!