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Bulova 1955 President "P"

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Variant: 

P

Manufacture Year: 

1956

Movement Model: 

10BU

Movement Jewels: 

17

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

A967859

Case shape: 

Round

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

Believe this to be a 1956 President "P". Updated pics when it arrives.

Mike

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mirtlem 1956 Bulova President P 09 25 2014
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mirtlem
Posted September 22, 2014 - 11:10am

This one needs a bit of work, beyond my meagre skills. At the very least a new crystal and movement overhaul.

Can anyone recommend a good watch repair/overhaul location? I'm located in Northern Alberta, Canada.

Mike

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Reverend Rob
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Posted September 22, 2014 - 11:27am

Mike, I used to live in Alberta, but that was 7 years ago. I remember watchmakers in both Edmonton and Calgary, but I don't have the contact info. Regardless, you'll probably have to mail it in from where you are. Last time I was in Fort Mac there was nobody. 

mirtlem
Posted September 22, 2014 - 11:42am

Thanks, Rev. I don't mind mailing it out, and I'll check Calgary next time I'm down visiting.

"Winter is coming" is the unofficial Cold Lake motto right about now, although it's getting up to 27 C today, that won't last long.

Mike

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bobbee
Posted September 22, 2014 - 11:53am

Great find Mike, and a first sight of the 1956 President "P".

bourg01
Panel Member
Posted September 22, 2014 - 11:58am

The grainy adds makes it hard to tell but I see enough to agree.

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted September 23, 2014 - 4:55am

Nice find Mike - I would re-dial this one.

President P

JP
Posted September 23, 2014 - 12:14pm

President "P". Mike, why don't you PM Rev Rob about the work on your watch?? He is one of the best and is there in Canada.

jabs
Panel Member
Posted September 23, 2014 - 12:31pm

President "P", nice watch

bourg01
Panel Member
Posted September 23, 2014 - 12:33pm

I would agree with Geoff on having the dial refinished, case buffed, new crystal and band. That would be a really sharp watch for daily use. I'm sure Rev Rob could take of any other servicing as well.

mirtlem
Posted September 23, 2014 - 1:52pm

Thanks, all. I'm definitely going to give this one the "treatment". It's such a classic look, and the diamonds really "fit in".

I was unaware that Rev Rob was in the refinishing business... I haven't been lurking here all that long. I'd definitely like to give him the work, if he's available! Now to figure out how to PM someone...

Mike