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Bulova 1945 Douglas "A"

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Variant: 

A

Manufacture Year: 

1945

Movement Model: 

8AE

Movement Jewels: 

21

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

5234738

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

Won this beauty on shopgoodwil.com

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Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 26, 2014 - 6:09am

Hi Jim - I would say that's a 1945 Bulova Douglas. I don't think we ever truly nailed down variant on these. Nice watch.

Jim Townsend
Posted April 26, 2014 - 6:27am

thank's Jeff i was thinking Douglas myself.

 

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bobbee
Posted April 26, 2014 - 8:57am

Nice watch Jimbo.

Douglas "A" is red, Douglas "B" is yellow.

From a 1946 ad in the DB.

 

1946 Vintage Bulova Ad

JP
Posted April 26, 2014 - 10:07am

Douglas A. Nice catch Jim.

bourg01
Panel Member
Posted April 26, 2014 - 1:52pm

Agreed, Douglas A. Pretty clean watch and well serviced it seems.

Jim Townsend
Posted April 26, 2014 - 6:05pm

Yes it is very clean and keeps excellent time . Letting the cat out of the bag but shopgoodwill.com has alot of Bulovas and other vintage watches.They had this one listed as a womans watch lol. Bought three more off there today an accutron a bulova excellency and a 23 jewel Bullie.

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bobbee
Posted April 29, 2014 - 1:14pm

This 1946 ad shows a new name for the Red gold Douglas with a two-tone dial with Roman Numerals and stick hands.

The ENGINEER.

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William Smith
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Posted May 2, 2014 - 4:15am

Good ads and nice watch.  Douglas "A" from me.

Jim Townsend
Posted May 2, 2014 - 4:46pm

Thanks Will it came this afternoon it is sooooo clean i cant belive it. Happy happy happy :)