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Bulova 1942 President

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Hi all

This is the last of my purchases from last week.

I believe its a 1943 president. Case is marked Bulova , Fifth Ave, New York on the inside. The outside is marked Bulova 10k gold filled and serial number 3210355. I am not sure if the bracelet is genuine as its marked, made in Germany, Americ, ROM.  

The case seems in very good condition and the movement runs well and keeps time. Although I have cleaned the dial, I think it will be going off to international inc for a redial.  

P.S. I have finally found the close up button on my camera hahha

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donegd 1943 Bulova President 08 27 2014
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bobbee's picture
Posted August 26, 2014 - 9:14am

Great style, 1943 Prez.

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Posted August 26, 2014 - 11:01am

Agreed President

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Posted August 26, 2014 - 11:33am

President also.

There is a Sear's 1943 ad that identifies the 'D' variant, looks to be a match, but is the 'D' variant used for both the leather strap and the expansion band? We don't know which one this watch originally came with. Also, a few years earlier the version with the rounded lugs (vs. the more angled ones here) was called the 'D' and then a few years later the angled type was the 'A', I think. President, nonetheless; variant possibly 'D' for this watch

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Posted August 26, 2014 - 1:37pm

Yep.... President.  Not an original bracelet.

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Posted August 26, 2014 - 3:31pm

Done, president.

Geoff Baker
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Posted August 27, 2014 - 4:47am

Ken - the "D" is tempting based on the ad. I'm going to stick with the generic 'President' ID on this one though. George, if you do re-dial, make sure IDC puts the minute track back on.

Posted August 27, 2014 - 8:17am

Thanks guys

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Reverend Rob
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Posted August 27, 2014 - 9:31am

I like these, and my own personal choice would be to do the dial, it really makes the watch.