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Bulova 1949 Viking

3/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.67

Manufacture Year: 

1949

Movement Symbol: 

49 (A9)

Movement Model: 

10BC

Movement Jewels: 

15

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

2201845

Case shape: 

Tonneau

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

20.85mmx20.65mm

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

Forum advert by Plainsmen

http://www.mybulova.com/sites/default/files/uploaded_photos/user498/Rand...

Movement stamped J9- 10BC 15 Jewels

Case back say's Bulova A9, serial #2201845

Bezel measures 38.10mm lug to lugx25.90mm not including the crown.

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plainsmen
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted February 9, 2013 - 1:10am

Looks like a Viking.

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted February 9, 2013 - 3:14am

Nice ID. The Cambridge is similar but the lugs have a square cut to them...these lugs are smooth and seem to match the Viking advert.

Tentative Viking for me.

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted February 9, 2013 - 6:28am

I can go with that Viking ID too. It just seems like I've seen this watch before though......Cadet - ish in a way. Love the scroll sides on the lugs, I think that nails the ID down. This would be our first Viking I think.

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted February 9, 2013 - 6:37am

I agree Geoff, there are a number very similar models in shape but the lugs seem to be the telling factor here and are distinctly different from the rest.

JP
Posted February 9, 2013 - 2:31pm

Viking from me. You probably saw one of these recently on the bay for sale

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William Smith
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Posted February 9, 2013 - 2:54pm

I'm good with Viking.  Nice ad find.  Our first Viking! Cool.

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William Smith
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted February 9, 2013 - 5:52pm

I think that's five panel votes for Viking.  Any other members have a different take on proposed ID?  It's only been about a day since this watch was entered, so not rushing ya' all.

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DarHin
Posted February 9, 2013 - 6:13pm

For just a little more evidence, I supplied Dennis' crystal and it was id'd for the Viking.

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William Smith
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Posted February 9, 2013 - 6:18pm

make that five panel votes, and a "crystal ID" from what's his name :)  

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DennisVA
Posted February 9, 2013 - 7:03pm

 

And it fit perfect, Thanks Darren.