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Bulova 1952 Calendar

4/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Manufacture Year: 

1952

Movement Model: 

10ACD

Movement Jewels: 

21

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

-

Case shape: 

Round

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

This is a truly unique piece. It is the first windowed calendar watch made by Bulova, and the first by any american watchmaker. There was one previously made by “Champ” for Bulova in the 1930s, but this appears to be the first factory calendar watch.  The watch is in remarkable condition. It is currently running and keeping excellent time (the date wheel has been adjusted, I need to get a new picture).

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1952 Bulova watch
1952 Bulova watch
1952 Bulova watch
1952 Bulova watch
1952 Bulova watch
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tomprobkins
Posted September 16, 2016 - 2:55pm

Movement is actually a 10CBCD.

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1955mercury
Posted September 17, 2016 - 8:52pm

tomprobkins wrote:

Movement is actually a 10CBCD.

 

Could you possibly get a close up photo of the movement. I've never seen a 10CBCD. Thanks.

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted September 17, 2016 - 12:49am

Bulova were making Calendar watches back in the early 30s. Very few however hit the market, if any at all.

http://www.mybulova.com/forums/first-calendar-model-bulova

1932 Bulova Calendar watch

See the post about my 1932 Bulova Calendar. We also have a few adverts showing one or two variations of this early calendr watch model.

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted September 17, 2016 - 7:24am

I guess we would call it "Calendar"

jabs
Panel Member
Posted September 17, 2016 - 7:36am

+1

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Andersok
Panel Member
Posted September 17, 2016 - 9:34am

1952 Calendar

tomprobkins
Posted September 17, 2016 - 6:20pm

I love that 32 Bulova, I have almost the same watch in a Mimo and Bucherer, same time frame, but the Bulova's are hard to come by!