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Bulova 1948 His Excellency "DD"

6/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Variant: 

DD

Manufacture Year: 

1948

Movement Symbol: 

47

Movement Model: 

7AK

Movement Jewels: 

21

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

8088084

Case shape: 

Rectangle

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

1947 His Excellency "DD" in literally spotless condition on what could possibly be the original leather band. If band isn't factory original, it is proper period and worn a couple times at the most. Caseback has an unusual engraving on it that looks like a snail shell and 2 leaves. Appears this watch was a treasured gift that was kept in a drawer and only admired instead of being worn.

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1947 Bulova watch
1948 Bulova watch
1948 Bulova watch
1948 Bulova watch
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jabs
Panel Member
Posted September 29, 2017 - 12:55pm

His Excellency "DD" it is

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted September 29, 2017 - 9:32pm

Love the back case engraving on tis watch. Nice match for a 1948 Bulova HIs Excellency 'DD'.

Dating to 1948 based on the first digit in the case serial number.

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neetstuf-4-u
Panel Member
Posted September 30, 2017 - 6:56am

Point taken on the serial # Stephen. I pondered between 47 and 48 and checked posted watches, finding only one dated as a 1947 that belongs to Geoff. His s/n is higher than this watch so I made the jump it was a 47 based on his being engraved  and tagged as a 1947 Christmas gift.

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Andersok
Panel Member
Posted September 30, 2017 - 6:34am

Agree with HE DD