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Bulova 1943 Chief

4/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Manufacture Year: 

1943

Movement Symbol: 

T

Movement Model: 

10BL

Movement Jewels: 

15

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

3027728

Case shape: 

Stepped

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

Movement says '42, but case says '43.  I've always loved this watch.  Started out the Ranger and changed in 1941 to the Chief.

10BL movement?  Hrmm...

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Geoff Baker
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Posted March 15, 2015 - 4:36am

Nice one plains, I'll go along with Chief ID on this beauty. 

JP
Posted March 15, 2015 - 9:32am

Ditto

jabs
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Posted March 15, 2015 - 10:04am

Chief

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William Smith
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Posted March 15, 2015 - 11:51am

Chief 

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bobbee
Posted March 15, 2015 - 11:53am

Chief.

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted March 16, 2015 - 5:33am

Dial looks like a redial. I can't see this style in any of the adverts. Any redial markings on the dial back Plains?

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Andersok
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Posted March 16, 2015 - 6:22am

Good catch on the dial difference; the cutoff 6 marker looks like it is too far from the bottom of the seconds border.