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Bulova 1946 Director

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21.6mm x 17.5mm

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1946 Bulova "Director" 21J 7AK Movement, Running Strong, 10K White Gold Filled Case and back in near Mint Condition, Fancy Rhinestone embellished Black Dial with Silver Hands in super condition, Neat Beveled Crystal (wont show up on the picture) in Excellent Condition,  Nice Topps Stainless Expansion band really makes the watch.

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1946 Bulova Director 21J 7AK
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shooter144's picture
Posted September 17, 2011 - 3:32pm

I have this same watch minus Rhinestones, is there an add that describes it in white with grey dial?  '47 His Excellancy shows white gold in description but no grey dial so confusing lol  Mine has the pointers instead of rhinestones and a low dome glass crystal...duplicate otherwise.

Posted September 17, 2011 - 3:51pm

I think there is Chris,

I will have to look, but I think it was a Wards or Sears catalog ad with the write-up describing the White Gold/Charcoal dial combo as an option, but no pictures

shooter144's picture
Posted September 17, 2011 - 4:00pm

Nothing on here that shows a Director with description in 46...Have to check crystal specs and see if the case size is same as Excellancy

'46 Tuxedo is exact as to look but listed as solid 14 k white...

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William Smith
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Posted March 10, 2012 - 1:51pm

I know it's a whole lot more work/effort, but it may be good to take a pic of the back of these types of dials if/when they are removed for service etc... so we could see the various stamped numbers and possible redial info scribed by refinisher on dial backs if/when they are there.  Don't know what these mean, but they could at minimum indicate refinishing if not be further translated.