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Bulova 1946 American Clipper

7/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.575713

Manufacture Year: 

1946

Movement Symbol: 

46

Movement Model: 

10BC

Movement Jewels: 

15

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

Unknown

Case shape: 

Round

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

22.3mm

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

1946 Bulova 24 hour Dial, 15J 10BC movement, Bronze & White 24 hour dial with White and Black hour markers, Gold hour and minute hands, Black sub-secons hand. 10K RGP Bezel and stainless back. Case measures 26mm diameter, 32mm lug to lug and 14mm between lugs.Old Speidel Calfskin strap with marked buckle.

I have seen these call "Pan American Pilot's " watches, and it does resemble the Pan American made by Gruen.

One recently sold on everybodys favorite auction site for $171.50

Not For Sale
1946 Bulova 15J 10BC Pan American version
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plainsmen
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Posted April 11, 2018 - 11:25am

The Pittsburgh Press Thu Dec 13 1945

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neetstuf-4-u
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Posted April 11, 2018 - 1:22pm

Nailed it Plainsman, excellent research leading to an illusive ad. American Clipper it is.

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Reverend Rob
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Posted April 11, 2018 - 1:35pm

American Clipper.

Never seen one in the flesh, but it looks like a stunner.

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Andersok
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Posted April 12, 2018 - 6:07am

Nice ad find, everything is a match except for the sub seconds dial, tentative on this id.