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Bulova 1957 Bulova 23

5/10 votes
Model ID rating explained.
3

Manufacture Year: 

1957

Movement Model: 

10BPAC

Movement Jewels: 

23

Movement Serial No.: 

-

Case Serial No.: 

C618324 (L7)

Case shape: 

Round

Case Manufacturer: 

Bulova

Crystal Details: 

round

Gender: 

Mens

Additional Information

Rolled Gold plate bezel/stainless back - never took a pic of the back, will follow-up with one.

I've never seen an ad for this 23J variation.  I actually have two of this model, both purchased on ebay in 2013.  Haven't seen another since.  Don't see one in your database either.

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1957 Bulova 23 watch
1957 Bulova watch
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neetstuf-4-u
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Posted April 19, 2018 - 9:03am

Wow, never seen this one before. I'm still looking but currently sit at unknown.

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Andersok
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Posted April 19, 2018 - 11:47am

I do not see this design in our ads, but feel it is a Bulova 23. Other selfwinding 23 jewel watches in 1957 would be in the Beau Brummell line (or 23 Calendar), but this has no diamonds (nor calendar).

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neetstuf-4-u
Panel Member
Posted April 19, 2018 - 11:51am

I agree with you Ken. Strong probability it's from the 23 line. Nothing else seems to fit.

timeless
Posted April 19, 2018 - 8:12pm

Found these three already ID'd in the 1958 list:

https://www.mybulova.com/watches/1958-bulova-23-686

https://www.mybulova.com/watches/1958-bulova-23-3033

https://www.mybulova.com/watches/1958-bulova-23-1902

Here is the promised pic of  serial # & date code:

Geoff Baker
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 20, 2018 - 6:31am

I'm slightly tentative on this one being a 23. I agree that it most likely is.

1957 Bulova 23

jabs
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Posted April 20, 2018 - 8:35am

1957 Bulova 23

plainsmen
Club 5000Panel Member
Posted April 20, 2018 - 8:36am

23

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Reverend Rob
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Posted April 20, 2018 - 9:29am

I'm good aith 1957 Bulova 23.

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neetstuf-4-u
Panel Member
Posted April 20, 2018 - 9:38am

I'm good with "23" as well.