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Bulova 1953 Ambassador "E"

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
2.802

Variant: 

E

Manufacture Year: 

1953

Movement Model: 

10BT

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

6815096

Case shape: 

Tonneau

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

Fancy Case measures 39.5mm lug to lug x 26mm non-inclusive of the Crown using Calipers.

Hour and Minute Hands are Gilt Alpha style.

Crown is signed Bulova.

Snap fit Caseback is Stainless Steel and stamped as shown.

vintage display ad is dated 1953.

as found.

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FifthAvenueRestorations's picture
FifthAvenueRest...
Posted June 8, 2013 - 3:47pm

1953 'AMBASSADOR'

mybulova_admin
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted June 9, 2013 - 4:53am

Certainly looks like the "E" minus the band of course. It's possible that the case shape is the variant.

plainsmen
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Posted June 9, 2013 - 10:11pm

I'm good with the E....

OldTicker
Posted June 10, 2013 - 1:41am

Ambassador "E"... case cleaned up nice, the dial looks good, all you need is a seconds bit and your ready to go Mark. Nice one!

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William Smith
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Posted June 11, 2013 - 5:41pm

I'm good with two  ticks for the "E".  Kinda a grainny ad for detail like lugs etc....but close enought for two ticks.

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alien Ant
Posted June 13, 2013 - 3:11pm

better picture.

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William Smith
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Posted June 13, 2013 - 3:32pm

Thanks Alien Ant

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William Smith
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Posted December 28, 2014 - 3:20pm

Yep its a better picture, but not a better picture of the "E" variant Fifth uses in root record ad.  Root record ad is from 1953. Ad above is 1955.  
I'm changing my ticks from two (tentative) to three.