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Bulova 1943 President "E"

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Variant: 

E

Manufacture Year: 

1943

Movement Symbol: 

X

Movement Model: 

7AP

Movement Jewels: 

21

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

2826000

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

 

1943 Bulova President - E

14K Rose Gold Filled case and caseback, s/n dates case to 1942; inside etched Roman numerals match last three case s/n 000; appears to be the original glass; copper dial with blue hands, notch at 6 indicates a possible re-dial; 7AP 21-jewel movement dated to 1943 ( X ); Kreisler matching gold band - 'E' variant in ads shows a different band, as seen in this 1941 example, but there are ads showing the band on this watch as well (no variant given) 1945; came with a display box that I can assume is original.

The 1945 ad shows this setup costing $65, whereas the earlier 'E' variant ads with the different band cost $57.50; the different band option and price could mean a different variant, or maybe not.

 

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donegd
Posted June 2, 2016 - 7:32am

Hi Andersok

A really fantastic President wow

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Reverend Rob
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Posted June 2, 2016 - 10:31am
 

Another stunning example. Are you going to let some of your friends ride in your time machine one of these days, Ken?

President it is, and a cleaner example I have never seen. 

Alex
Panel Member
Posted June 2, 2016 - 10:59am

Where do you find such a nice President E?

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Andersok
Panel Member
Posted June 2, 2016 - 11:34am

Thanks for the comments - this one I found online, and it looked nothing like the final restored condition. Hidden by years of patina and grime, and it had such a nice dial that needed nothing done. These are the only before photos I have:

JP
Posted June 2, 2016 - 12:27pm

Ditto Rev Rob. I'm ready for that wonderful ride back in time and hope to bring back a box full of wonderful Bulovas.

jabs
Panel Member
Posted June 2, 2016 - 12:33pm

Nice President "E"

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted June 3, 2016 - 4:46am

Another beauty from the bench of K Anderson, well done!

1943 President E