Bulova 1953 Director

Submitted by Meshinka on June 13, 2019 - 4:40pm
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really need a crystal for this.  My Grandfather had this watch when it was new. Any leads or info on getting a crystal is very much appriciated.

1953 Bulova Director A watch
1953 Bulova watch
1953 Bulova watch
Posted June 13, 2019 - 6:01pm

Hi Meshinka, welcome to mybulova. Your watch is a 

1953 Director "A" on the original band and it appears to be in the original box, like this one


 A true treasure, heirloom watches are the best. I'm sure someone else here will provide you with the proper crystal number.

Kathy L.
Posted June 13, 2019 - 6:40pm

Welcome to myBulova!  What a wonderful heirloom from your grandfather.  Heirloom watches are the best!  It is especially nice that it has the original band and case.  The original bands do not always make it this long. 

1953 Bulova Director "A"

Geoff Baker
Posted June 14, 2019 - 10:33am

Heirloom - the best!

1953 Bulova Director A

Posted June 14, 2019 - 10:38am

1953 Bulova Director "A" is good vote

Geoff Baker
Posted June 15, 2019 - 9:25am

Meshinka, as with all vintage watches we strongly recommend a professional service if you plan to wear it. The watch maker would also be able to replace the crystal at the same time.

Posted June 15, 2019 - 9:56am

My Grandfather Curtis sporting his 1953 Bulova Director "A"

Kathy L.
Posted June 15, 2019 - 10:42am

In reply to by Meshinka

Oh my goodness having the photo and the watch must be priceless to you.  Your grandfather was very handsome.  Thank you for sharing this!